Description : An Early American Stoneware Jug with primitive Cobalt Floral decoration, 11-1/2H, New England origin, c. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with eased shoulder, tooled spout and applied strap handle. Impressed on the upper shoulder with a crisp, cobalt-washed stamp: L. Decorated on the body with a primitive Norton Spitting Tulip design in Brushed Cobalt.
Condition : Good overall; a fairly uncommon straight-sided form (for this time period) with attractive and folksy decoration. Spout with chips and shallow flakes, as shown. Body with moderate discoloration/staining/soiling, and some crazing-type surface lines noted near the heel.
There is a small surface scar to the right of the decoration. Base with expected wear, soiling and small perimeter flakes.Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections noted for complete descriptive accuracy. It has not been cleaned. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Approximate 1-Gallon capacity; this jug probably closer to 3/4 Gallon (3-Quarts) based on the dimensions. Measures only 11-1/2H x 6W overall. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware c. 1835 Jug with Primitive Cobalt, L Norton & Son, Bennington VT" is in sale since Thursday, August 19, 2021. 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.