J & E NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Pheasant on Stump Decoration

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 149

Price Realized: $1,955.00

($1,700 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 5 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. Please Contact Us for a Current, Accurate assessment of your items.

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Two-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 a slip-trailed design of a crested pheasant with turned head and long tail, perched on a shaded tree stump with shrubs at base. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. A desirable Norton design, exhibiting strong, crisp cobalt. Excellent condition with staining, minor base nicks, and light surface abrasions to midsection and spout.


J & E NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Pheasant on Stump Decoration

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