Fine COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA One-Gallon Stoneware Batter Pail

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 220

Price Realized: $1,840.00

($1,600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine One-Gallon Stoneware Batter Pail with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, ovoid form with tubular pouring spout, nicely-decorated with classic Cowden spitting tulips flanking the spout and a finely-brushed design of two connected tulips on the reverse. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, base of spout, handle terminals on reverse, and applied "ears". An excellent example of a highly-prized Central PA form, surviving in remarkable condition. Includes 20th century copper lids and 20th century wrought iron handle. Excellent condition with a few minor base chips and two tiny nicks to handle on reverse.

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