Description : An early Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Jug with Primitive Floral Design, 2-Gallon capacity, Bennington, Vermont, ca. A successful, Highly-Ovoid form with tooled spout and applied strap handle. A crisp, cobalt-washed stamp impressed on the shoulder reads: L.
And his son (Julius) at their Old (aka East) Bennington kiln. See Internet for further information on the well-respected family manufactory. Front features a stylized Floral or Orchid in bold, brushed Cobalt Slip. Condition : This Norton Ovoid survives in Very Good to Excellent, essentially as-made condition.
There are a few faint surface lines; notably on the base, as shown. Also, areas of discoloration on the body. It has not been cleaned; it may lighten up a bit, but cannot guarantee all will completely disappear, due to age.Inherent surface, glaze and firing imperfections noted for descriptive accuracy. Overall, an exceptional early Norton Ovoid that will not disappoint. See photos for complete details and close-ups.
Please consider them as part of the description. 2-Gallon capacity; measures 13-1/2"H x 9-1/4"W overall with a base diameter of 5-1/4; weighs 7.8 lbs. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware ca. 1835 2G Ovoid Jug with Cobalt, L Norton & Son, Bennington VT" is in sale since Sunday, April 29, 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.