3 Gal. COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jug w/ Bold Floral Decoration

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 211

Price Realized: $780.00

($650 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX. / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, semi-ovoid jug with tooled shoulder and tapered spout, decorated with a boldly-brushed design of two conical blossoms emanating from a leafy stem. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. A 1 1/8" in-the-firing flake to reverse side of spout. Scattered spotting to clay. Some in-the-firing dryness to right side of jug near base. A small glazed-over chip to side of handle. A minor in-the-firing fissure to underside. H 16".

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