Two-Gallon F.H. COWDEN / HARRISBURG Stoneware Jar w/ Cobalt Cherries

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 265

Price Realized: $295.00

($250 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Cherries Decoration, Stamped "F.H. COWDEN / HARRISBURG", PA origin, circa 1865, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, semi-squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed design of a cluster of cherries and a tulip extending from a leafy stem. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Provenance: David Musser Collection. Some fry to cobalt. Small chips to one handle. A painted rim chip on front and small rim chip on side of jar. A 1 1/4" chip on interior of rim. A glazed over iron ping on reverse. A small in-the-firing chip to bottom edge.

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