Four-Gallon Stoneware Churn, probably Ohio

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 104

Price Realized: $258.75

($225 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 18, 2015 Auction Catalog

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Four-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Midwestern origin, probably Ohio, circa 1845-1865, ovoid-bodied churn with tooled shoulder, applied lug handles, and tall collar with flattened rim, decorated with a brushed and slip-trailed design of a large tulip accents featuring wide brushed leaves and slip-trailed line accents. Slip-trailed "4" above. Significant restoration to rim. Some additional minor, unrestored rim chips and wear to interior of rim. Significant restoration around base. A 3 1/2" hairline from rim on reverse. Chipping along edge on one handle. Some minor chipping to opposite handle. Two accidental orange paint touches on side of churn, not related to any sort of restoration.

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