Exceptional COWDEN & WILCOX 6 Gal. Stoneware Crock with Grapes Decoration

July 21, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 308

Price Realized: $2,875.00

($2,500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Auction Highlight:  Central PA Stoneware

July 21, 2012 Auction Catalog

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Exceptional Six-Gallon Stoneware Cream Jar with Grapes Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, finely-thrown rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a very large decoration of a cluster of grapes hanging from a vine with two leaves and two corkscrewing tendrils. A rare and impressive size for Harrisburg stoneware, featuring a desirable motif in excellent color. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, consigned from Baltimore County. Excellent condition with some tight lines on right side of jar's front and a few in-the-firing chips to underside at edge.


Exceptional COWDEN & WILCOX 6 Gal. Stoneware Crock with Grapes Decoration

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