Four-Gallon COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Floral Decoration

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 199

Price Realized: $660.00

($550 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Four-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 brushed design of a flowering plant featuring three tulip with stamens and a long blossom composed of graduated spots. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Some fry to cobalt. An 8" crack from rim on reverse. A tight, approximately 5 1/2" spider line to right side of jar. Chips to one handle. A couple chips to end of opposite handle. H 12 3/8".

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