Two-Gallon J. NORTON & CO / BENNINGTON, VT Stoneware Jar

Fall 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 8

Price Realized: $360.00

($300 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "J. NORTON & CO / BENNINGTON VT," circa 1860, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed floral spray accented with spots. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. Water glass staining to interior. Wear around interior of rim. A 2 1/2" Y-shaped surface line to shoulder on front. A faint 2" Y-shaped surface line to exterior on reverse. Staining throughout. A few small in-the-firing iron pings to reverse. Minor wear to cobalt. H 10 3/4".

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