Lot of Two: Eastern U.S. Stoneware Vessels

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 609

Price Realized: $177.00

($150 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two Pieces of Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware, Eastern U.S. origin, circa 1865-1880, a two-gallon jug with cobalt tulip decoration, stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA", circa 1865; paired with a one-gallon jug with impressed and cobalt-highlighted swan design, attributed to Gardiner Stoneware Manufactory, Gardiner, ME, circa 1880. Provenance: David Musser Collection. Cowden & Wilcox jug with restored handle, base chip, and some fry to cobalt. Gardiner jug in as-made condition with a 1 3/8" in-the-firing chip to underside at edge.

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