Rare HUBBELL & CHESEBRO / GEDDES, NY 5 Gal. Stoneware Churn w/ Lion Decoration

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 369

Price Realized: $1,955.00

($1,700 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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October 17, 2015 Auction Catalog

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Rare Five-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Lion Decoration, Stamped "HUBBELL & CHESEBRO / GEDDES, NY", circa 1870, ovoid churn with tooled shoulder, flared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a lion with flowing mane, curved tail, and striped and spotted details to body, standing atop a stylized ground. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. The lion motif is regarded as one of the most desirable figural designs in American stoneware. Heavy fry to cobalt. A 1" filled hole on left side of churn with a few short lines emanating from it. A large Y-shaped hairline on underside. Typical wear to inner rim where a lid would rest. A few small base chips. Two minor, very faint surface lines to shoulder.


Rare HUBBELL & CHESEBRO / GEDDES, NY 5 Gal. Stoneware Churn w/ Lion Decoration

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