COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Crock w/ Bird Decoration

March 24, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 115

Price Realized: $4,130.00

($3,500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Bird-in-Nest Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA", circa 1865, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, stepped rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed design of a bird with spotted wing seated in a wreath-like nest. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor approximately forty years ago. Excellent condition with some staining and a minor nick to one handle.

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