Rare Ten-Gallon HAMILTON & JONES / GREESNBORO, PA Stoneware Churn

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 163

Price Realized: $1,080.00

($900 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 2 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

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Rare Ten-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Churn, Stenciled "HAMILTON & / JONES, / GREESNBORO, / PA. / PA.," circa 1875, large-sized, cylindrical churn with tooled shoulder, flared collar, and vertical open handles, decorated stenciled foliate designs and Hamilton & Jones maker's stenciling. Stenciled "10" with flourishes at base. Exceptional size and highly unusual, vertical-handled form. Note the repeated stencil of the abbreviation, "PA." with leaf design below. A 13 1/2" crack from rim on front. Chipping to inner rim for lid. Salt drip to base. Two salt drips to underside. Two minor rim nicks on reverse. H 22".

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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