Rare Four-Gallon COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Peacock Jar

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 219

Estimate: $1,500-$2,500.  A Note About Estimates

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Sold!  $3,250. 
(With 20% buyer's premium: $3,900.)

Rare Four-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Peacock Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flattened rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a peacock with spotted tail, perched on a branch. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. A 7 1/2" inverted Y-shaped crack from rim on reverse. A 2 1/2" horizontal Y-shaped line to reverse, not visible on interior. Light staining to surface. A small chip to each handle. A small chip to interior of rim. Wear to interior. H 13".

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