Description : An impressive Slip-Decorated Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Bird, 3-Gallon capacity, New England origin, ca. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with tooled rim and applied lug handles.Impressed above the decoration with a cobalt-washed stamp reading: F. See Internet for further information on Frank Nortons central Massachusetts manufactory.
Front features a left-facing, signature Norton Parrot perched on a large Floral Plume. Salt-Glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior. Condition : There are some minor areas professional surface restoration noted, notably touch-ups along two vertical rim hairlines (front right & rear center); otherwise Very Good to Excellent with bold color. Note: both rim hairlines are still slightly visible on the interior (see close-ups). Moderate mineral/water staining noted on interior.
Displays brilliantly; highly appropriate for any collection of Americana or Antique Stoneware. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Measures 10-3/8"H x 11-3/4"W overall with a base diameter of 10-3/4. The inner and outer rim diameters are 9-1/2 and 11-1/4, respectively.This Norton Parrot weighs 12.6 lbs! Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 3G FB Norton Crock with Cobalt Parrot Bird, Worcester MA, c1865" is in sale since Friday, February 09, 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.