Rare HIGGINS & CO / CLEVELAND Ohio Six-Gallon Stoneware Churn w/ Profuse Decoration

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 118

Price Realized: $660.00

($550 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Six-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Profuse Cobalt Decoration, Stamped "HIGGINS & CO / CLEVELAND O," circa 1840, ovoid churn with tooled shoulder, squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large flowering tulip plant surrounded by wavy cobalt stripes. Haphazard drips of cobalt add visual appeal to the design. Cobalt highlights to top half of each handle. Rare Ohio mark, excellent size and form, and wonderful decoration. Excellent condition with minor chips to interior of rim. An in-the-firing contact mark and stone ping on reverse. Three small base chips, two of which are glazed over. H 18 7/8".

Important Note: This piece is too large to be sent via our standard in-house shipping. It should either be picked up at our gallery or shipped using a third-party shipper of your choice.

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