Boston Advertising Stoneware Jug with Double Bird Decoration att. J. & E. Norton, Bennington, VT

November 3, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 204

Price Realized: $575.00

($500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Double Bird Decoration and Boston Advertising, attributed to J. Norton & Co., Bennington, VT, circa 1850, cylindrical jug with sloped shoulder and semi-squared rim, decorated with an artistically-rendered design of crossed birds perched on a tree branch. Jug is impressed with the advertising "M. DAVIS & CO. / NOS. 55 & 57 BLACKSTONE ST, / BOSTON". Poorly-restored handle. Base chip. Small stone ping on side of jug. Tiny spout nick.

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