• Item 5109


    Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this Unusual 1 1/2 Gallon Stoneware Cake Crock made and stamped by "E. & L. P. Norton, Bennington, VT."


    This is the mark of Edward Norton and Luman Preston Norton, the son of Julius Norton, who worked together in the family pottery from 1861-1881 (William Ketchum, Jr., American Stoneware, p. 44)


    This beauty sports a clear pottery stamp with cobalt wash and an Unusual Norton Decoration- A Fancy Floral Bouquet Executed with a Slip Cup.  Lots of leaves, blossoms, tendrils, and dots going everywhere!  Bright Bennington cobalt throughout the decoration on a light clay for strong contrast.  Best of all, it is the cake crock form!  Measures 7 1/4" tall and 9 3/4" wide across the top. 


    Good Condition.  Some thin water glass rings inside, two chips inside the rim (1/4", 1/2"), and some staining from use.  A hairline from the rim above the left handle that caused most of that handle to come off as one piece and be reglued (closeup).  No outer rim or base chips.  


    Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE 

    E. & L. P. Norton, Bennington, Vermont Stoneware Cake Crock w/ Bouquet #5109

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