JOHN BURGER / ROCHESTER Stoneware Churn w/ Very Fine Slip-Trailed Floral Decoration

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 224

Price Realized: $1,840.00

($1,600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine Three-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "JOHN BURGER. / ROCHESTER," New York State origin, circa 1860, semi-ovoid churn with applied lug handles and flared rim, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a flowering plant bearing two different blossoms. Excellent shading throughout. Slip-trailed "3" above. Brushed cobalt highlight to maker's mark. Excellent form, color, and decoration. Excellent condition with some very minor surface flakes to left side near base, two minor glazed-over iron pings to front, and two very minor nicks on interior of rim.

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