Fine COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration

Spring 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 305

Price Realized: $6,600.00

($5,500 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Fine Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG. PA," circa 1865, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flattened rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large flowering plant featuring unusual cross-hatched and fan-shaped blossoms and well-detailed leaves. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Provenance: Michael Wissler Collection. Some wear to cobalt. A minor chip to right handle. Jar does not sit perfectly flat. Some discoloration at base on reverse. H 11 3/4".

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