• Item 2813


    Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this Stunning 2 Gallon Stoneware Jug made and stamped by "J. Norton & Co., Bennington, VT."


    This is the mark of Julius Norton, his cousin Edward Norton, and his son, Luman who worked together in the family pottery from 1859-1861 (William Ketchum, Jr., American Stoneware, pp. 41-44).


    This beauty sports the Pottery Stamp with Cobalt Wash and a Bold Bird on a Branch in Bright Bennington Cobalt Blue.   The artist impressed us with his decoration and use of color!  Stands 10 3/4" tall.


    Excellent Condition.  A 1/2" chip on the left side near the base, two small chips on the base (1/8", 1/4"), and some small and light stains from use.  That's it!  No spout chips, hairlines, cracks, or restoration.  A small kiln touch below the bird near the bottom in the making.  


    Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE

    J. Norton, Bennington, Vermont 1 Gallon Stoneware Jug with Bold Bird on a Branch

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