Scarce J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT Stoneware Jug with Fine Star-Shaped Flower Decoration

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 100

Price Realized: $1,495.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Star-Shaped Floral Decoration, Stamped "J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON. VT.", circa 1855, cylindrical jug with semi-squared spout, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a spotted daisy with heavily-shaded petals surrounded by six rays. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. This striking decoration is highly unusual in the work of the Norton family. Excellent condition with a base chip, minor base nick, and some light staining.

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