Lot of Two: 6 Gal. Stoneware Crocks incl. F. H. COWDEN / HARRISBURG, PA Example

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 404

Price Realized: $86.25

($75 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Two Pieces of Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware, American, second half 19th century, a six-gallon jar with large abstract stenciled design, stamped "F.H. COWDEN / HARRISBURG," Pennsylvania origin; paired with a six-gallon crock with large cobalt tulip below a freehand "6", Midwestern origin. Cowden jar with large areas of exfoliation to reverse, exfoliation to one handle, two small chips to opposite handle, a large Y-shaped crack extending across front of jar, a salt drip to side of jar, and a few rim chips. Midwestern crock with significant, sticky grease staining and some tight lines to reverse.

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