2 Gal. JULIUS NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT Stoneware Jug with Butterfly Decoration

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 13

Price Realized: $590.00

($500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Butterfly Decoration, Stamped "JULIUS NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT", circa 1840, highly-ovoid jug with semi-squared spout, the front decorated with a brushed design of a butterfly with dotted incising for eyes. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. A short crack on underside, which forms an 8" fairly tight spider crack that extends up right side of jug's front. Some minor in-the-firing flaws to surface.

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