Very Rare Four-Gallon Daniel Seagle, Lincoln County, NC Stoneware Churn

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 17

Price Realized: $914.50

($775 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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November 3, 2018 Auction Catalog

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Very Rare Four-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Churn, Stamped "DS", Daniel Seagle, Lincoln County, NC, circa 1830, narrow-bodied, cylindrical form with heavily-tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and arched lug handles, the surface covered in an olive-green alkaline glaze with appealing glaze runs descending from the ends of the handles. Impressed "D S" on one handle and "4" on the opposite handle. Among the rarest standardly-produced forms produced by Seagle, and the first churn by this potter that we have ever offered. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, which recently surfaced in Virginia. Two restored flakes to exterior of rim, measuring approximately 3 1/2" and 1 3/4" long. A small restored hole in underside with two faint lines extending off from it, one from a small, faint X at base of churn. A minor chip to one handle. A restored, shallow 7/8" chip to end of one handle, beside a minor 1/2" worn spot. A lightly-restored, approximately 4" long surface line beside one handle, not visible on interior. H 18".


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