US $709.99 RARE ANTIQUE F H COWDEN HARRISBURG PA STONEWARE SALT GLAZE PITCHER CROCK JUG
Sold $ 275 F.H. Cowden & Son, Harrisburg, PA Printed Receipt Dated 4/2/1900. Items purchased by Masser & Geist, Hegins, PA. Signed "Received Payment, F.H. Cowden & Son, Thanks". Receipt also shows images of their product line and business terms. In a modern frame 13 1/4" x 10 1/2" overall. Condition: Very good.
Sold $ 850 F.H. Cowden, Harrisburg, (PA) Stencil Decorated 2 Gallon Stoneware Water Cooler. Circa. 1881-1888. Cobalt blue geometric and scroll stencilled design. Molded rim, straight sided and applied ear handles. Accompanied with a period wood and pewter tap. 10 1/4" high. Condition: Good with spider lines
Sold $ 350 Cowden & Wilcox (Harrisburg, PA) Large Stoneware Spittoon. Circa. 1860-1887. Cobalt blue brushed slip design. Concave top and body, ear handles and molded base rim. 4 3/4"h x 10 1/2" diam. Condition: Good with a hairline and crude chip repair under base.
Sold $ 600 Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, PA Floral Decorated 1 1/2 Gallon Stoneware Pitcher. Circa. 1852-1855. Cobalt blue slip single flower and leaf design. Molded rim, pinched spout and bulbous body. 10 1/2" high. Condition: Good with a couple of spout chips and 3" hairline crack.
Sold $ 850 T.H. Wilson & Co., Harrisburg, PA Scroll Decorated 1 Gallon Stoneware Jar. Circa. 1852-1855. Cobalt blue slip stylized wreath and scroll design encircling the name stamp. Ovoid form with molded lip. 10" high. Condition: Good, no damage.
Sold $ 3,250 Wilson's & Young, Harrisburg, PA Tulip Decorated 1 1/2 Gallon Stoneware Crock. Circa. 1855. Large cobalt blue single tulip and leaf slip design. Ovoid body, molded rim (with lid) and ear handles. Hard to find one year stamp. 10" high. Condition: Good with a few rim chips.
Sold $ 2,500 T.H. Wilson & Co., Harrisburg, PA Tulip Decorated 1 1/2 Gallon Stoneware Pitcher. Circa. 1852-1855. Cobalt blue slip double tulip and leaf design. Molded rim, pinched spout, straight sided neck and bulbous body. 11 1/2" high. Condition: Good with a couple of rim chips.
155. T.H. Wilson & Co., Harrisburg, PA Tulip Decorated : Lot 155
Sold For $ 450 One-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, ovoid-bodied pitcher with pronounced foot, tooled midsection, and tall flaring collar, decorated with a brushed tulip motif. Professional restoration to tip of spout, rim chips, and a 2 1/4" hairline from rim on reverse. Two minor chips to rim and a minor chip to shoulder molding on side of pitcher. Several small base chips.
CROCKER FARM (Auction House)On the topic of Cowden & Wilcox, here's a copy of a price list of theirs from 1867. If you look closely, you can see that this customer received 25% off their order! I've said it before, but if these people could see what their work sells for today, their heads would explode.
Price Realized: $ 201.25 Half-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pitcher, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX," Harrisburg, PA origin, circa 1875, ovoid pitcher with tall flaring collar and tooled rim, decorated with a hanging floral motif featuring a conical blossom. Top-to-bottom crack on front. Small rim chip and small spout chip. Staining to surface.
Price Realized: $ 488.75 Scarce Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Spittoon, Stamped "HARRISBURG. PA," William Moyer, Harrisburg, PA, circa 1859-1860, with rounded foot and tooling near base, decorated with three brushed cobalt flowering plants around the body. Excellent condition with a small nick and light wear on top edge of spittoon, a small stone ping to shoulder, and a chip to opening at shoulder. H 4 1/2" ; Diameter 8".
Price Realized: $ 747.50 One-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG. PA," circa 1865, ovoid pitcher with tooled midsection and rim, decorated with a brushed cobalt tulip across the front and a flower blossom below the spout. Near mint condition with a minor chip to interior of rim. H 9 7/8".
Price Realized: $ 1,207.50 Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pitcher, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX," Harrisburg, PA origin, circa 1865, ovoid-waisted pitcher with tall, slightly-flared collar, decorated with a brushed cobalt tulip extending from a leafy stem. Excellent, as-made condition with an in-the-firing separation on underside of upper handle terminal, and a small stone ping to rim. H 8 1/4".
Price Realized: $ 2,530.00 Very Rare Half-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Stenciled Cobalt Decoration, Stamped "F.H. COWDEN / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1880, finely-potted pitcher with ovoid body and tall flaring collar, the front decorated with a large stenciled geometric design below the F.H. Cowden maker's mark. Rare form and size. Provenance: From a thirty-five-year North Carolina collection. Small chip on left side of rim. 3" crack to right side of rim. S
$ 7130 Extremely Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Grapes Decoration, Stamped "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA," circa 1865, large-sized, ovoid-bodied pitcher with tooled midsection and rim, the front decorated with a vibrant cobalt grape cluster surrounded by two curled vines, a leaf, and a dotted trail. Swag-like cobalt brushwork below spout. The rare size and form, coupled with its unusual grapes decoration, make this pitcher one of the finer examples of Cowden & Wilcox stoneware
Sold For $ 2,200 Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania two-gallon stoneware pitcher, 19th c., with a cobalt swan decoration, 12 1/2'' h. Condition report Repaired break to handle. 4" sprayed hairline. 5" area of rim sprayed. Stone pop to mid body. Sporadic filled in and sprayed flakes to body.