Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this Pair of Stoneware Pieces made and stamped by "Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, PA."
This is the mark of John Wallace Cowden and Isaac Wilcox who ran the pottery in Harrisburg with this stamp from 1863 to 1880 (Phil Shaltenbrand, Big Ware Turners, pp. 55-58).
Piece one is a 1 Gallon Jar with the Pottery Stamp and a Brushed Cobalt Tulip. Piece two is a 1 Gallon Cream Pot with the Pottery Stamp and a Brushed Cobalt Steeple Flower. The jar stands 9" tall and the cream pot 8" tall.
The jar has a flat 1/2" chip on the seating ring inside, a 1/2" chip outside the rim on the left side, and some staining from use. No base chips, hairlines, cracks, or restoration. Some bubbling in the cobalt in the making. The cream pot has two chips on the rim (1/8", 1/4"), a crack halfway down the right side (closeup), and some staining from use. No inner rim or base chips or restoration.
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