Very Rare O.S. CADWELL / HARTFORD Stoneware Jar w/ Impressed Eagle and Coggled Designs

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 271

Price Realized: $360.00

($300 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Impressed Eagle Motif, Stamped "O.S. CADWELL / HARTFORD", CT origin, circa 1830, ovoid jar with applied lug handles, impressed with a cobalt-highlighted design of an eagle with shield across its chest, clutching olive branches and arrows in its talons. Shoulder decorated with an elaborate coggled zig-zagging line motif. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Exceptional patriotic motif and rare maker's mark. Wide vertical in-the-firing crack from rim on front. Wide, horizontal crack at base on reverse, connecting to a thin network of lines on underside. A rim chip on reverse.

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