Fine COWDEN & WILCOX Man-in-the-Moon Stoneware Jug

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 394

Price Realized: $2,875.00

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

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Fine Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Large Cobalt Man-in-the-Moon Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, ovoid jug with semi-rounded spout, decorated with a large brushed design of a face with long nose surrounded by a crescent-shaped stem with leaves. A nicely-executed, large-sized rendition of this popular Cowden & Wilcox design. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with a spot of fry visible on the eye and tip of swag above head.

Fine COWDEN & WILCOX Man-in-the-Moon Stoneware Jug

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