Fine F. H. Cowden / Harrisburg, PA Stoneware Batter Pail

Fall 2023 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 501

Price Realized: $540.00

($450 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  The American ceramics market frequently changes, often dramatically. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

Fall 2023 Auction Catalog

◀︎ Back to Catalog


One-Gallon Stoneware Batter Pail with Stenciled Cobalt Decoration, Stamped "F.H. COWDEN / HARRISBURG," circa 1880, ovoid form with tubular pouring spout, applied clay tabs with wood-and-wire bail handle, and applied handle at base on reverse, decorated on the reverse with an elaborate stenciled design, on the front with freehand floral decoration, and cobalt accents at the tabs at the shoulder. Heavy chipping to spout. Minor chips to rim. Some fry to cobalt, particularly in floral decoration. H 8 3/4".

©2024 Crocker Farm, Inc. | | (410) 472-2016