E & L P NORTON / BENNINGTON VT Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug w/ Cobalt Foliate Decoration

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 62

Price Realized: $230.00

($200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Foliate Decoration, Stamped "E & L P NORTON / BENNINGTON VT:", circa 1870, cylindrical jug with squared spout, decorated with a large slip-trailed foliate design featuring heavily-shaded leaves accented with long dotted trails of cobalt slip. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. Excellent color. A tight 1 1/2" vertical line at base, probably in-the-firing. Some minor in-the-firing crazing to edge on underside, extending onto base. Two chips to side of spout, one of which is glazed over.

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