J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT Stoneware Crock with Flying Hawk Decoration

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 52

Price Realized: $4,887.50

($4,250 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Flying Hawk Decoration, Stamped "J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT", circa 1855, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, flattened rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a large flying hawk above a stylized ground including a fence and shrubs. A desirable Norton motif. Excellent color and impressive size to decoration, spanning the length of the crock's front. Faint diagonal 4" hairline from rim on reverse. A faint 6" vertical line extending from shoulder to base area on reverse, part of which is visible on interior. Faint surface lines to left of decoration.

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