Fine J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT Stoneware Jug w/ Basket-of-Flowers Decoration

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 231

Price Realized: $708.00

($600 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Flower Basket Decoration, Stamped "J. & E. NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT.", circa 1855, cylindrical jug with semi-squared spout, decorated with a boldly slip-trailed design of a basket brimming with leaves, a large flower blossom, and stylized trails. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity. A desirable Norton motif with outstanding color to the cobalt and clay body. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, from a long-term private collection. Excellent condition with a small spout chip, minor surface wear, and a minor stone ping near base.

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