Unique Cobalt Blue Decoration Harrisburg Pennsylvania. We are offering for sale an antique blue decorated crock batter jug by F.
Came from a clean Central Pennsylvania estate.. Very unique and interesting cobalt blue decorations.. We have not seen one like it..
Here is some history per the Internet Antique Gazette: Frederick H. Cowden was the son of John Wallace Cowden, founder of the Cowden Potteries in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1861. Frederick worked briefly with his father at the pottery before enlisting in the Union Army for the Civil War. Wilcox in the firm of Cowden & Wilcox.Died in 1872 and Frederick continued the business, eventually operating it alone as F. Cowden from 1881 to 1888. All through this period the firm was well known for its salt glazed utilitarian stoneware with blue decoration featuring floral, bird and figural motifs.
In 1888 Fredericks son, John Wallace Cowden II, joined the firm and the company name was changed to F. This partnership modernized the pottery moving away from thrown wares and introducing molds. They also introduced terra cotta building products to their line of household wares. John II became sole owner in 1904 following Fredericks death and operted the Company as Cowden and Company.The firm continued to make pottery until 1915, and continued as a jobber until 1923. Under Fredericks direction the firm marked its wares F H COWDEN/HARRISBURG and, occasionally, F.
SIZE:: 8 1/8" high to top of spout 7 1/2" high to top of rim 6 1/8 diameter base. CONDITION:: Overall good used condition.. No cracks or chips noted..
There are two markings on spout area that are mold imperfections.. See photos for condition and details.We try to respond to questions within 24 hours. Payments to be made within 5 days of auctions end unless other arrangements are made with our approval.. Please come prepared with blankets and items to help secure your item for transport.. This is a courtesy service we offer our buyers..
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We would very much appreciate the same.. The item "Antique Harrisburg Pennsylvania Cowden Blue Decorated Stoneware Batter Jug Crock" is in sale since Tuesday, November 14, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Crocks".The seller is "picks4u" and is located in Duncannon, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.