J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT Stoneware Jug w/ Pheasant-on-Stump Decoration

March 1, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 271

Price Realized: $2,300.00

($2,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine One-and-a-Half-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Pheasant-on-Stump Decoration, Stamped "J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT.," circa 1855, cylindrical jug with semi-rounded spout, decorated with an artistically slip-trailed design of a pheasant with turned head and long tail, perched on the branch of a tree stump. Cobalt highlights to maker's and capacity marks. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in New Jersey. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with two small, glazed-over iron pings on reverse, and a minor glazed-over surface line at upper handle terminal.


 J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT Stoneware Jug w/ Pheasant-on-Stump Decoration

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