J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT Three-Gallon Stoneware Deer Crock

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 57

Price Realized: $2,415.00

($2,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Reclining Deer 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 deer with turned head and spotted body, reclining on a hill between two split-rail fences. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. An iconic American stoneware motif. A thin 4 3/4" diagonal crack from rim. A small handle chip.

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