J A & C W UNDERWOOD / FORT EDWARD, N.Y. Stoneware Churn w/ Pheasant-on-Stump, c1865-67

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 54

Price Realized: $1,440.00

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

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Pheasant-on-Stump Decoration, Stamped "J A & C W UNDERWOOD / FORT EDWARD, N.Y.," circa 1865-1867, semi-ovoid churn with tooled shoulder, applied lug handles, and tall collar with semi-squared rim, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a crested pheasant with turned head, perched on a tree stump flanked by shrubs. Light cobalt accents to maker's mark and capacity mark. Includes salt-glazed stoneware lid that was not made for use on a churn, and does not fit well. A 7/8" rim chip. Wear to inner rim for lid. Spots of fry to cobalt. Two in-the-firing iron pings. Some staining. A short surface crack to rim on reverse. Lid in excellent condition. H 15".

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