Very Rare COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Crock w/ Horse's Head Design

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 29

Price Realized: $4,140.00

($3,600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Cream Jar with Cobalt Horse Head 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 horse's head with heavy mane, reins, and bridle. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Provenance: Recently discovered in California. Light wear to rim. A shallow 1" chip on interior of rim and a second small chip to interior of rim. A 2 1/2" x 3/4" in-the-firing chip to base.

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