Scarce HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Cream Jar, William Moyer or John Young

Summer 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 325

Price Realized: $1,200.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Scarce One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "HARRISBURG .PA," William Moyer or John Young, Harrisburg, PA, circa 1856-1861, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder and flattened rim, decorated with an unusual, brushed triple-tulip motif. Brushed cobalt highlight to maker's mark. Desirable size, decoration, and early-period maker's mark. The stamp, "HARRISBURG .PA," was used by both John Young and William Moyer prior to the establishment of the long-standing Cowden operation. Excellent, essentially as-made condition.

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