Extremely Rare COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Churn w/ Bird-in-Grapes Decoration

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 531

Price Realized: $2,530.00

($2,200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Five-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Bird-in-Grapes Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, semi-ovoid churn with tooled shoulder, flared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed cobalt design of a crested bird with spotted wing and striped tail, hidden among a cluster of grapes. A highly unusual design with outstanding color, decorating a rare Harrisburg form. Handle with minor 3/4" line and tiny nick. Some water glass residue to rim area. Rim chips.

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