Description : An antique stoneware Crock or Jar with primitive Cobalt Floral decoration, 2-Gallon capacity, New England origin, ca. Wheel-thrown, Semi-Ovoid form with flared rim and applied lug handles. Impressed below the rim with a crisp, cobalt-washed stamp: NORTON & FENTON / East Bennington, Vt. See Internet for further information on the maker(s).Front features a primitive Double Floral, executed in Brushed and Slip-Trailed Cobalt. Salt-Glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior. Condition : Professionally restored many years ago back to Very Good original condition. Note: the areas of restoration are visible under a strong UV light (385-395nm).
Inherent glaze and surface imperfections, including mottled surface coloration, noted for descriptive accuracy. A desirable and rare Norton & Fenton, East Bennington example!
See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. 2-Gallon capacity; measures 10-1/2H x 9-3/4W overall with a base diameter of 6-1/4.
The inner and outer rim diameters are 8-1/4 and 9-1/4, respectively. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily.
The item "Antique Stoneware c1846 Ovoid Crock with Cobalt, Norton & Fenton, E Bennington VT" is in sale since Tuesday, January 15, 2019. 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.