Three-Gallon COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jar

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 380

Price Realized: $240.00

($200 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG: PA," circa 1865, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flattened rim, and applied lug handles, brush-decorated with a triple-stemmed tulip plant. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Provenance: From a recently-surfaced Pennsylvania collection, purchased by the consignor between 1963 and 1975. Flakes to front. Water glass staining to interior. A faint 2 1/4" inverted T-shaped surface line to shoulder on reverse. A 1 1/2" line to one handle. Light staining. H 11 7/8".

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