Rare COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Apple Butter Jar

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 222

Price Realized: $450.00

($375 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Stoneware Apple Butter Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flattened rim, and applied handle on reverse, decorated with a horizontally-brushed design of a tulip. Faint cobalt highlights to maker's mark. Highly unusual form for this maker. Some fry to cobalt. A shallow 5/8" base chip. Two small, adjacent glazed-over base chips. H 6 7/8"; Diam. (across top) 7 1/2".

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