H. M. WHITMAN / HAVANA, NY Stoneware Churn with Very Fine Starburst Design

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 205

Price Realized: $2,300.00

($2,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 19, 2014 Auction Catalog

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Rare Five-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Starburst Decoration, Stamped "H.M. WHITMAN / HAVANA, NY," circa 1860-1862, ovoid churn with tooled shoulder, semi-squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a flower blossom surrounded by six rays. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. A visually-stunning design with excellent color. A thin crack on shoulder, extending from left side of churn's front around left side to reverse. A chip to inner rim for lid.


H. M. WHITMAN / HAVANA, NY Stoneware Churn with Very Fine Starburst Design

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