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

Spring 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 301

Price Realized: $4,800.00

($4,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG. PA," circa 1865, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder, flared collar, and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed design of a bird with long tail and spotted wing, perched on a stylized ground. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Provenance: A recently-discovered example. Excellent condition with some wear to inner rim for lid, staining to left side, and a surface line to collar, not visible on interior and probably in-the-making. H 11 3/4".

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