Two Pieces of Central PA Stoneware, circa 1865-1875

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 399

Price Realized: $390.00

($325 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two Pieces of Central PA Stoneware with Cobalt Decoration, circa 1865-1875, a one-gallon, semi-ovoid jug with brushed tulip motif, stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865; paired with a two-gallon cylindrical jar with brushed hanging tulip motif, stamped "EVAN R. JONES / PITTSTON, PA," circa 1875. cylindrical jug with semi-squared spout, decorated with a brushed tulip motif. Jug with a 1 1/2" base chip on reverse, probably in-the-firing, and two very minor glazed-over chips and minor post-firing nick to spout. Jar with two small chips to one handle, a minor in-the-firing ping to front, a tiny flake to reverse, two in-the-making score marks to rim, some staining to front, and a sliver-shaped flake to interior. H (of jug) 11".

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