Fine Ballardvale, MA Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Bird-on-Stump Decoration

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 89

Price Realized: $1,200.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Fine Two-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Bird-on-Stump Decoration, Ballardvale, MA origin, circa 1885, semi-ovoid churn with tooled shoulder, applied lug handles, and semi-rounded rim, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a crested bird perched atop an elaborate stump. Includes wooden dasher and guide. Excellent condition with a tiny handle nick, a shallow chip to top of rim, and a smooth, glazed-over dent to rim on reverse. H 12 7/8".

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