J.W. COWDEN (Harrisburg, PA) One-Gallon Stoneware Jug w/ Cobalt Floral Decoration

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 62

Price Realized: $960.00

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

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One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "J.W. COWDEN," Harrisburg, PA, circa 1861, ovoid jug with semi-rounded spout, decorated with an unusual design of a spotted blossom flanked by splayed leaves. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and handle terminals. Provenance: From a recently-surfaced PA collection, purchased by the consignor between 1963 and 1975. Two chips to exterior of spout and one chip to interior of spout. Two minor in-the-firing pings near base on reverse. H 11 1/4".

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