4 Gal. Ohio Stoneware Churn with Elaborate Slip-Trailed Floral Decoration

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 59

Price Realized: $265.50

($225 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Four-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Ohio origin, circa 1860, semi-ovoid churn with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a flowering plant bearing two large, finely-detailed blossoms and three smaller blossoms. Slip-trailed "4" to shoulder. This churn was decorated by an Ohio potter previously employed at the John Burger pottery in Rochester, NY. Significant restoration to base and underside, not affecting decoration. A long, tight vertical crack to left of decoration.

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