COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Batterpail with Wreath Decoration

July 21, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 306

Price Realized: $1,955.00

($1,700 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Batter Pail with Exuberant Cobalt Wreath Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, ovoid pail with flattened rim, short and wide tubular spout, and original metal-and-wood bail handle. Decorated with a large floral wreath consisting of numerous leafy swags and flower buds, the base featuring an unusual bow. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in New England. Excellent condition with a few shallow rim chips and a contact mark to left of spout. H 8 1/4".


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