Fine J. BURGER JR. / ROCHESTER, NY Stoneware Churn w/ Slip-Trailed Bird Decoration

July 16, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 148

Price Realized: $1,495.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine Five-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Game Bird Decoration, Stamped "J. BURGER, JR. / ROCHESTER, NY", circa 1885, ovoid churn with flared collar and applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a game bird with turned head and heavily-spotted body, perched atop a leafy plant. Slip-trailed number 5 above. Brushed cobalt highlights to maker's mark. Desirable form, decoration, and maker. A 1" crack from rim. Some light fry to edges of cobalt. An approximately 2 1/4" long, semi-circular crack to collar only, visible on front and top of rim, but not interior. Some wear to inner rim where a lid would rest. H 18".

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