Scarce F.H. COWDEN / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jug w/ Grapes Decoration

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 148

Price Realized: $1,092.50

($950 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Grapes Decoration, Stamped "F.H. COWDEN / HARRISBURG," PA origin, circa 1880, ovoid jug with semi-rounded spout, decorated with a large brushed design of a cluster of grapes hanging from a leafy vine. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. A difficult-to-find example of Frederick Cowden freehand-decorated stoneware, and one of the finest examples bearing his mark we we have ever offered. Provenance: David Musser Collection. Excellent condition with a spout chip.


Scarce F.H. COWDEN / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jug w/ Grapes Decoration

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