NORTON & FENTON / BENNINGTON, Vt Stoneware Jug w/ Cobalt Leaping Rabbit Decoration

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 151

Price Realized: $2,300.00

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

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Leaping Rabbit Decoration, Stamped "NORTON & FENTON / BENNINGTON, Vt," circa 1844-1847, highly ovoid jug with semi-squared spout and ribbed handle, decorated with a brushed design of a rabbit with striped neck and shaded body, leaping over a stylized leaf. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. A desirable Norton design. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased twenty or more years ago in the New York State area. Some crazing to reverse. A minor chip to underside at edge, presumably in-the-firing. Two tiny nicks to spout. Some staining.


NORTON & FENTON / BENNINGTON, Vt Stoneware Jug w/ Cobalt Leaping Rabbit DecorationNORTON & FENTON / BENNINGTON, Vt Stoneware Jug w/ Cobalt Leaping Rabbit Decoration

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