Description : An impressive Slip-Decorated Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Bird Decoration, 3-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 : Expected wear on the spout and base; otherwise Very Good to Excellent, as-made condition with strong color. Typical surface, glaze and firing imperfections (stack marks, scars, etc) noted for descriptive accuracy.No chips, cracks, repairs, restoration work or other excuses. The base has four protective felt pads and a crossed out museum accession? See photos for complete details and please consider them as part of the description. Uncommon 3-Gallon capacity; measures 15-1/2"H x 9-1/4"W overall; this Norton Bird weighs 11 lbs! Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 3G J Norton & Co Jug with Cobalt Bird, Bennington VT, c1860, NR" is in sale since Wednesday, December 13, 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.
Norton & Co, Bennington, Vermont, c.1860