3 Gal. Stoneware Churn with Profuse Decoration att. Boughner, Greensboro, PA

Fall 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 296

Price Realized: $1,440.00

($1,200 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Elaborate Cobalt Decoration, attributed to Alexander and William Boughner, Greensboro, PA, circa 1865, semi-ovoid churn with flared collar, extruded lug handles, and incised banding to midsection, decorated on the upper half with dashes and curved strokes between two freehand stripes, above a large script "3" flanked by dashes. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Significant restoration to collar on reverse. A few rim chips. A tight fork-shaped line across underside, connecting to a short, faint line at base on reverse. One handle with a 1 3/4" chip to reverse end. Minor chipping to opposite handle.

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