Stylized cobalt notes, flourishes and a pair of hearts add tremendous Folk Art appeal to this little churn. Gray Salt-Glazed exterior; Albany or Mineral Slip interior. Condition : Very Good++ to Excellent overall with uncommon form, strong color and exceptional decoration. Rim with expected wear from use including two shallow flakes on interior edge. Body has a surface flaw, in-the-making, to the right of the birds head, as shown.
There are also some faint, surface-only lines noted on the lower right (photo #7); nothing is visible on interior. Base with typical wear, soiling, etc. No repaired damage, restoration work or other excuses! Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections noted for descriptive accuracy.
Highly-appropriate for the advanced collector of Decorated Stoneware or Americana. See photos for complete details and close-ups.Please consider them as part of the description. Measures only 10H x 6-1/2W overall. The inner and outer rim diameters are 5-1/4 and 6, respectively.
Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware Rare MA Table Churn with Cobalt Bird att Somerset Potters Works" is in sale since Saturday, April 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Stoneware".
The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States. Somerset Potters Works, Bristol County, MA