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Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870

Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870

Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870   Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870
Description : A small Antique Stoneware Jug with primitive Cobalt Floral decoration and maker advertising, 1-Gallon capacity, Pennsylvania, c. Wheel-thrown, slightly bulbous form with eased shoulder, tooled spout and applied strap handle. Impressed below the rim with cobalt-washed stamp reading: COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG PA. This the mark of John Cowden and Isaac Wilcox, active in Dauphin County from 1863 to about 1880.

See Internet for further information on this well-respected partnership. Front features large Stylized Floral Tulips? Decoration artistically-executed in bold Brushed Cobalt. In addition, upper & lower handle terminals are highlighted with cobalt accents. Salt-glazed exterior; Albany or Mineral Slip interior.

Condition : Very Good overall with uncommon decoration, charming size and desirable makers mark. Spout with two chips and some excess salt glaze. Handle is original and undamaged. Body with inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections including stack marks, scars, etc. There is a faint hairline near the makers stamp, a vertical hairline on left rear shoulder, and large salt drip down the left side (see close-ups, photo #6 & #7). Base is clean with expected perimeter wear and some excess salt glaze at the heel. No repairs, restoration work or other excuses. Very strong color on this Keeper! See photos for complete details and please consider them as part of the description.

Highly sought-after 1-Gallon capacity; measures only 11-1/4H x 7W overall with base diameter of 6-3/4. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c.

1870" is in sale since Thursday, October 7, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Stoneware".

The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Brand: Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg PA, c.1870
  • Main Color: Bold Blue Cobalt on Gray, Salt-Glazed Stoneware
  • Color: Salt Glazed Stoneware w/ Brushed Cobalt Floral
  • Model: Antique PA Stoneware w/ Cobalt & Maker Advertising
  • Object Type: Cobalt Decorated PA Stoneware Jug
  • Style: Primitive AAFA Country Folk Art Americana
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Featured Refinements: Antique Stoneware
  • MPN: 1-Gallon Capacity
  • Material: Stoneware

Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870   Antique Stoneware PA Jug with Cobalt Floral, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, c. 1870