Description : An exceptional stoneware Crock or Jar with A+ Cobalt Floral decoration, 2-Gallon capacity, New England origin, ca. Wheel-thrown, Semi-Ovoid form with slightly flared collar and applied lug handles. Impressed below the rim with a crisp, cobalt-washed stamp: NORTON & FENTON / BENNINGTON, VT.See Internet for further information on the maker(s). Front features a very fine Floral Decoration, artistically executed in bold, Slip-Trailed Cobalt. Light gray, Salt-Glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior. This crock survives in remarkable, essentially as-made condition with strong color and desirable form. Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections, including a contact mark near the left handle and faint, surface-only lines on reverse, noted for descriptive accuracy.
No chips, cracks, repaired damage or restoration work. A rare Norton & Fenton, (East) Bennington example for your collection! See photos for complete details and close-ups.Please consider them as part of the description. 2-Gallon capacity; measures 10-1/2H x 9-1/4W overall with a base diameter of 6-1/2. The inner and outer rim diameters are approximately 8 and 9, respectively. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 2G Ovoid Crock with Cobalt, Norton & Fenton, Bennington VT 1846" is in sale since Tuesday, April 16, 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.