6 Gal. WHITES UTICA Stoneware Churn with Fine Bird and Floral Decoration

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 456

Price Realized: $862.50

($750 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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March 19, 2016 Auction Catalog

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Six-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Double-Bird Decoration, Stamped "WHITES UTICA", New York State origin, circa 1870, ovoid churn with tooled shoulder, flared collar, and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed design of two crested bird with turned heads and striped bodies, perched on a flowering plant. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity. Desirable maker, form, and decoration. A large Y-shaped hairline on underside. Some light exfoliation to base area on side and reverse. Right handle with two small chips, a minor nick, and two short horizontal hairlines. Wear to interior of rim where a lid would rest. Two faint Y-shaped surface lines on side of churn, measuring 3 1/2" and 3". Some minor spots of fry to cobalt. Some light staining to surface. H 18 3/4".

6 Gal. WHITES UTICA Stoneware Churn with Fine Bird and Floral Decoration

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