F.B. NORTON SONS / WORCESTER MASS Stoneware Jug w/ Large Cobalt Dove Decoration

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 5

Price Realized: $345.00

($300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "F.B. NORTON SONS, / WORCESTER MASS", circa 1880, cylindrical jug with tooled spout, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a bird with looping wing detail, perched on a leafy branch. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. Essentially as-made condition with a glazed-over iron ping to front and reverse, two minor in-the-firing base chips, and a small in-the-firing contact mark to handle.

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