Seldom-offered butter churn whips up $19,500

EAST BLOOMFIELD, N.Y.— A seldom-offered circa 1825 N. Clark & Co. (Nathan Clark, Athens, N.Y.) 6-gallon salt glazed stoneware butter churn, decorated with large cobalt deer and tree

19th century stoneware butter churn, a rare find, garnered $19,500 at auction recently. (Photo courtesy Rhonda's Auction & Event Center)

19th century stoneware butter churn, a rare find, garnered $19,500 at auction recently. (Photo courtesy Rhonda’s Auction & Event Center)

decoration, realized $19,500 at Rhonda’s Auction & Event Center, March 23, in East Bloomfield, N.Y. Nathan Clark produced pottery and stoneware in New York State from 1805 to 1900.

Rhonds’s Auction principal Rhonda Jenner indicates, “The Churn had been broken into two pieces and glued back together; had the churn been in perfect condition, it may have realized six figures.”

For more information about Rhonda’s Auctions, contact Rhonda Jenner at 585-657-4869 or visit www.rhondasauctions.com.

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