Description : A Stoneware Jug with miniature Cobalt Parrot Decoration, 1-Gallon capacity, New England origin, ca. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with eased shoulder, tooled spout and applied strap handle. Salt-Glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior. Impressed on the upper shoulder with a drippy, cobalt-washed stamp: F. See Internet for further information on Frank Nortons pottery and signature decoration.Front features a charming Baby Norton Parrot perched on a leafy sprig, artistically executed in bold Slip-Trailed Cobalt. This is, by far, the smallest bird on a jug (or crock) I have seen by the maker. Condition : Some minor rim wear, glaze drip (rear left, lower) and stone pop in base; otherwise Very Good to Excellent with strong color, desirable decoration and zero fry. Minor, in-the-making clay separation noted on upper handle terminal. See photos for complete details and close-ups.
Please consider them as part of the description. Measures approximately 11"H x 6-3/4"W overall.
Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 1G MA Jug with Cobalt Baby Parrot Bird, F. Norton, Worcester" is in sale since Friday, November 16, 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.This item can be shipped to United States.