Scarce COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jar w/ Cobalt Swan Decoration

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 99

Price Realized: $4,800.00

($4,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Scarce One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Swan Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX. / HARRISBURG .PA," circa 1865, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder and flattened rim, decorated with a brushed design of a swan with cobalt-highlighted wing, swimming on stylized water. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark. Excellent size, desirable decoration, and strong color. Provenance: From a recently-surfaced PA collection, purchased by the consignor between 1963 and 1975. Rim chips. A shallow in-the-firing contact mark (chip) to bottom edge. H 7 1/2".

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