STAMPED "COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG. PA", PENNSYLVANIA DECORATED STONEWARE JUG, salt-glazed, "3" gallon capacity mark, beehive-form with squared mouth and strap handle, Albany-slip glazed interior. Brushed cobalt decoration comprising four spitting-tulips, additional cobalt at handle terminals. Circa 1870-1880. 16" H. Provenance: The collection of Ronnie and Neal Kite of Esmont, VA.
Undamaged except for two minor flakes to mouth.