2 Gal. COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jug with Unusual Decoration

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 429

Price Realized: $805.00

($700 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Unusual Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX. / HARRISBURG. PA", circa 1865, ovoid jug with tapered spout, decorated with a finely-brushed flower blossom resembling a star. Spotted detail to center of blossom, shaded accents to interior of petals, and foliate sprays interspersed between the petals. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with two minor, in-the-firing base chips, which are glazed-over.

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