A fine Slip-Decorated Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Bird Decoration, 1-Gallon capacity, New England origin, ca. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with eased shoulder and applied strap handle. Impressed on the shoulder with a cobalt-washed stamp: J.See Internet for further information. Front features a signature Norton Songbird perched on a stylized sprig, executed in the boldest of Slip-Trailed Cobalt. Salt-Glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior. Condition : Expected wear on the spout and base; otherwise Very Good to Excellent, as-made condition with strong color.
A perfectly executed Benny Bird with zero fry or blurred cobalt! Typical surface, glaze and firing imperfections (stack marks, scars, etc) noted for descriptive accuracy. No cracks, repaired damage, restoration work or other excuses. No Reserve on this Keeper!
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Uber desirable 1-Gallon capacity; measures only 11-1/2"H x 7"W overall; weighs 5.4 lbs. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 1G J Norton & Co Jug with Cobalt Bird, Bennington VT, c1860, NR" is in sale since Tuesday, March 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Stoneware". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts.
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