J. NORTON & CO. / BENNINGTON VT Stoneware Crock w/ Cobalt Chicken Decoration

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 328

Price Realized: $2,596.00

($2,200 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Four-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Chicken Pecking Corn Decoration, Stamped "J. NORTON & CO. / BENNINGTON VT", circa 1860, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a chicken pecking kernels of corn from a stylized ground accented with shrubs. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. Excellent color. Provenance: Robert Meltzer Collection. Excellent condition with a minor chip on interior of rim.




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