Rare COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jar w/ Bird Decoration

Fall 2023 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 151

Price Realized: $3,900.00

($3,250 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder, applied lug handles, and semi-squared rim, brush-decorated with a bird with spotted wing and solid-cobalt tail, perched on a stylized ground. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and handle terminals. Exceptional size. Excellent condition with a few minor rim chips and some minor fry to cobalt. H 9 5/8".

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