HARRINGTON & BURGER / ROCHESTER Stoneware Churn w/ Elaborate Slip-Trailed Floral Decoration

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 222

Price Realized: $7,475.00

($6,500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare and Fine Three-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "HARRINGTON & BURGER / ROCHESTER," New York State origin, circa 1852-1854, ovoid churn with flared collar and applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed flowering plant, the blossoms with clamshell form and spotted interiors. Heavy cobalt shading throughout. Slip-trailed "3" above. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark. Excellent form, decoration, and color. One of the finest examples by this desirable, short-lived Rochester pottery to come to auction in recent years. Excellent condition with a faint Y-shaped surface line to shoulder on reverse, not visible on interior.

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