Cowan’s is pleased to offer a selection of property from the Estate of Louis Hahn, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. Session I (Lots 1-350) features the largest and most important Western Pennsylvania stoneware collection to appear in recent memory, along with other Midwestern stoneware, and a collection of advertising tins, signs and store displays. Session II (Lots 401-827) includes a wide variety of Americana including painted furniture, baskets, samplers and Pennsylvania watercolors, early lighting and other metalware, bentwood and painted boxes, early blown and molded glassware, garden ornaments, tin toys, and treenware.
Notable lots from Session I include A Rare Apollo, Pennsylvania Five Gallon Stoneware Crock (Lot 87), An Important Ohio Stoneware Watercoolor with Patriotic Eagle (Lot 98), A Cobalt Double Eagle-Decorated Pennsylvania Ten Gallon Stoneware Crock (Lot 112), A Rare Paul Bogatay Signed Commission for the Maurice Knight Stoneware Company (Lot 167), A Rare Cream of 100% Pure Pennsylvania Oil Metal Sign (Lot 260), and A Humphrey’s Veterinary Countertop Display Cabinet (Lot 313).
Notable lots from Session II include A Fine Ohio Relief Carved Box, Dated 1903 (Lot 466), A Pair of Large Blown Blue and Clear Glass Canisters (Lot 475), A Johan George Busyaeger (Act. 1805-1841) Signed Pennsylvania Fraktur (Lot 553), A Chippendale Berks County Painted Pine Blanket Chest (Lot 732), A Lehnware Miniature Chest with Decal Decoration (Lot 776), and A Stone Cat Garden Figure (Lot 826).
Previews are available by appointment through Tuesday, November 10. We encourage those seeking to preview the auction to make an appointment as soon as possible as there will be limited available appointment slots and they will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. To secure a preview appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 513-871-1670.
Session I: Stoneware & Advertising
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
10:00 am ET
Session II: Country Americana
Thursday, November 12, 2020
10:00 am ET
By Appointment Only
A 25% buyer’s premium will be added to each lot purchased absentee, on the phone, or on Cowan’s Live. For all lots purchased through a third-party bidding platform, an additional 3% will be added by the third-party platform.