2 Gal. J. NORTON & CO. / BENNINGTON, VT Stoneware Jug with Pheasant Decoration

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 232

Price Realized: $885.00

($750 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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July 22, 2017 Auction Catalog

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Pheasant-on-Stump Decoration, Stamped "J. NORTON & CO. / BENNINGTON, VT", circa 1860, cylindrical jug with semi-squared spout, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a crested pheasant with turned head and long tail, perched on a tree stump. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, from a long-term private collection. Oversalting to decoration. Two minor spout chips. A line on top surface of spout. A very tight line from base with some smaller, very tight lines emanating from it; a second tight line also emanating from base. A chipped area at base that appears to be in-the-making.

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