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

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 221

Price Realized: $960.00

($800 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX. / HARRISBURG. PA," circa 1865, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder, flared collar, and applied lug handles, brush-decorated with a star-shaped flower blossom with bullseye center. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Unusual inverted impression of "HARRISBURG. PA." Rim chips. Chips to inner rim for lid. A few in-the-firing iron pings to collar. A few minor flakes to side of jar. A tiny nick to molding at base of collar on reverse. A few shallow in-the-firing chips to underside at edge. Two minor chips to reverse edge of one handle. Some very minor staining. H 12".

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