Fine 1 1/2 Gal. COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Batter Pail w/ Leaf Decoration

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 155

Price Realized: $1,534.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine One-and-a-Half-Gallon Stoneware Batter Pail with Cobalt Leaf Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA", circa 1865, ovoid form with tubular pouring spout, handle at base on reverse, and applied clay ears with wood-and-wire bail handle, decorated on the reverse with a large, well-detailed leaf, and on the front with two large leaves flanking the spout, as well as a foliate motif below the maker's mark. Cobalt highlights to base of spout, handle terminals, ears, maker's mark, and capacity mark. Includes tin covers. One ear restored. Otherwise excellent condition with two rim nicks and a minor chip to exterior edge of spout.

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