Offered is a fine 2 gallon stoneware jug with cobalt floral decoration. It is stamped "Norton & Fenton/Bennington, VT, " and is circa 1845.The jug is highly ovoid with a ribbed handle. It is artistically brushed with a floral design of a large tulip flanked by two smaller tulips, all extending from a curving stem with curled leaves. The jug is a skillfully-potted form with excellent decoration and color.
It stands approximately 12.5 inches tall and is 9.25 inches wide. There is some loss to the base edge (that extends about 1/2 way around the base). There is a faint surface "x" crack just under the handle and another faint surface 3 inch crack extending up from the base.Overall the jug is in good condition. The item "NORTON & FENTON BENNINGTON, VT STONEWARE OVOID 2 GALLON CROCK, JUG CIRCA 1845" is in sale since Saturday, March 03, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Jugs". The seller is "adesertwillow" and is located in Sedona, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.