STAMPED “W.H. CRISMAN / STRASBURG. VA”, SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA DECORATED STONEWARE CHURN

Item/Auction Attributes

salt-glazed,
Pottery of William H. Crisman (active 1883-1885).
Circa 1884.
Sizable chip and smaller chip to one side of rim, chip to edge of one handle, hairline across base and partially up one side. Guide with a number of chips.
16 1/4" HOA, 10" D rim.
$300.00
$500.00
Catalogue Note: This is the first Crisman churn that we have sold and the only example we could locate. An extremely rare form from a seldom encountered potter.
Literature: Stamp as Comstock - Pottery of the Shenandoah Valley Region, p. 393, fig. 7.32.