Description : A small 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 very bold, Slip-Trailed Cobalt. Shiny, Salt-Glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior.Condition : Small chips/nicks on rim, and a shallow base chip (reverse), as shown; otherwise in Very Good to Excellent, as-made condition with strong color. A highly sought-after Norton size and decoration.
Two in-the-making stack marks (shoulder) noted for complete descriptive accuracy. No cracks, repairs, restoration work or other excuses. See photos for complete details and please consider them as part of the description. Desirable 1-Gallon capacity; measures only 11"H x 7"W overall. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily.The item "Antique Stoneware 1G VT Jug with Cobalt Bird, J Norton & Co, Bennington, ca. 1860" is in sale since Saturday, November 11, 2017. 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.