J. BURGER JR. / ROCHESTER, NY Stoneware Churn with Deer and Tree Decoration

March 1, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 417

Price Realized: $2,645.00

($2,300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Five-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Deer and Tree Decoration, Stamped "J. BURGER JR. / ROCHESTER, NY," circa 1885, ovoid churn with tooled shoulder, flared collar, and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a deer with heavily-detailed body and large rack, trotting beside a tree. Slip-trailed "5" to right of maker's mark. Churn broken into pieces and restoration, including restoration extending through decoration. Cobalt remains mostly untouched, with some cracks visible through decoration.

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