COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Floral Decoration

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 297

Price Realized: $57.50

($50 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Cream Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG. PA", circa 1865, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flattened rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed design of a graduated blossom hanging from a leafy stem. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Thin sealed crack across underside, continuing approximately 6" up right side of jar's front. A minor chip to end of each handle. 2" loss to rim on side of jar. Some staining and sticky residue to surface.

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