Fine Six-Gallon Randolph County, Alabama Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Churn

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 51

Price Realized: $450.00

($375 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Fine Six-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Churn, Randolph County, AL origin, circa 1880, ovoid churn with semi-squared rim and arched lug handles, accented below the rim, at the shoulder, and at the midsection with tooled banding. Surface covered in a glossy green alkaline glaze with appealing vertical striping throughout. Possible makers include John Lehman, Zachary T. Ussery, and John Barnes. Exemplary potting and glaze. Provenance: Descended in the family of the consignor. Large in-the-firing chips to underside along edge. Kiln residue to underside along edge. A tight 3" line on underside, continuing 5" up base. A small rim chip. Minor surface wear. H 17".

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