COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jar w/ Cobalt Floral Decoration

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 92

Price Realized: $1,380.00

($1,200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG. PA," circa 1865, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder, flared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a visually-appealing floral design including conical blossoms and large spots surrounded by radiating brushwork. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Bold decoration and color. Excellent overall condition. Glazed-over rim chip on reverse. Glazed-over rim nick on side of jar. Wear to end of one handle. Some light staining. Minor iron spot near base.

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