Rare J. W. COWDEN / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Bowl

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 42

Price Realized: $354.00

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

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Bowl with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "J.W. COWDEN," Harrisburg, PA origin, circa 1861, with rounded sides, tooled shoulder, and flattened rim, decorated with a brushed design of a wavy stem bearing two flower buds and a series of leaves. Cobalt highlight to maker's mark. A crack across underside, which forms a Y in two places on body of bowl. A 2 1/4" chipped area to rim of bowl on left side. Some staining.

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