Fine 8 Gal. Western PA Stoneware Churn with Profuse Floral Decoration

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 262

Price Realized: $4,425.00

($3,750 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine Eight-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Profuse Cobalt Floral Decoration, Western PA origin, probably Beaver County, circa 1865, semi-ovoid churn with heavily-tooled shoulder, flared collar, and applied lug handles, decorated with two large slip-trailed stems, conjoined by a bow at base, bearing boldly-brushed flowers and leaves, applied over slip-coated clay. Midsection with slip-trailed "8" underscored by stripes. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Exceptional size, decoration, and color. Very nice condition with chips to inner rim for lid and two in-the-firing lines at base, measuring 4" and 2". H 23 7/8".

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