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

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 342

Price Realized: $354.00

($300 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Five-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT", circa 1855, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed floral spray accented with dotted trails. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. Provenance: Robert Meltzer Collection. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with two very faint surface lines on underside, not visible on the interior and likely in-the-firing, as well as some water glass staining to interior.

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