• Item 3389


    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 Double Thistle Decoration in Bright Bennington Cobalt Blue.   The floral has an array of leaves at the base that support two thistle flowers and a center iris.  The artist impresses us with his decorating skill!  Stands 13 1/2" tall.


    Excellent Condition.  Two flat chips on top of the spout (1/4"; 1/2") and one on the side (1/4").  Three chips on the underside at the edge (1/4" to 1/2").  That's it!  No hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.  An exceptionally clean example.


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    J. Norton, Bennington, Vermont 2 Gallon Stoneware Jug with Thistle Flowers

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