JOHN BURGER / ROCHESTER Stoneware Churn with Slip-Trailed Floral Decoration

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 272

Price Realized: $1,150.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Four-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "JOHN BURGER / ROCHESTER," New York State origin, circa 1860, ovoid form with flared collar and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed cobalt design of a flowering plant bearing two different blossoms. Excellent detail throughout. Slip-trailed "4" above. Cobalt highlight to maker's mark. Includes Albany-slip-glazed lid and wooden dasher. Churn with significant restoration. Significant restoration to one handle, restored rim chips, an approximately 2" long restored section to base, Lid with nicks, wear, a 5 3/4" hairline on front, and wear to inner rim where lid rests.

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