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161 $225 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot161.jpg
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$150 J. & E. NORTON BENNINGTON, VT 2 gallon cream pot with dotted stylized flower design. Professional restoration to 2 hairlines extending up from the base. One on the very back and the other under the left ear.

11" 1880

162 $41,000 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot162.jpg $25,000 J & E NORTON BENNINGTON VT 4 gallon crock. Rare double deer decoration in great Bennington blue. Wonderful opportunity to own a Museum quality piece. Only a few known examples of this design exist and are seldom offered for public sale. There is some old glaze spidering throughout, nothing unstable or distracting from this extraordinary piece.

11 1/2" 1855

163 $200 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot163.jpg $100 JULIUS NORTON BENNINGTON, VT 1 1/2 gallon jug with simple bud flower design typical of this factory. There is a stone ping to the left of the flower that occurred in the making.

13 1/2" 1848

164 $700 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot164.jpg $450 JULIUS NORTON BENNINGTON, VT 2 gallon ovoid jug with beautiful stylized flower decoration. Blue at the maker's mark. There is a surface chip at the base on the right side, this may have occurred when the piece was made. This is a beauty.

14" 1848

165 $725 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot165.jpg $200 Unsigned 4 gallon uncommon shaped jar. Decorated with a four bud flower associated with the Julius Norton factory. Very rare design with 3 open handles at the rim and a fourth lift handle on the very back. See web for additional photos. Professional restoration - the lift handle at the base on the back has been replaced.

16 1/2" 1848

166 $2,700 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot166.jpg $400 BENNINGTON FACTORY 2 gallon ovoid jar. Blue at the maker's mark with additional blue accents under the ears. Exceptional example of the very rare and early, first Norton family mark. Excellent.

12 1/2" 1805

167 $250 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot167.jpg $100 NICHOLS & BOYNTON BURLINGTON VT approximate 1 gallon jug with crossed plume design. Blue at the maker's mark and accented at the base of the handle. Overglazing and mottled clay color occurred in the making,

11" 1855

168 $120 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot168.jpg $120 NORTON & FENTON BENNINGTON VT 2 gallon cream pot. Nicely contrasting triple blue flower design below the blue maker's mark. Surface chip at the rim on the front and there is a 7" tight hairline extending down from the rim on the back.

11" 1845

169 $225 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot169.jpg $100 F. B. NORTON & CO WORCESTER MASS approximate 1 gallon preserve jar with slip blue leaf design. There is minor surface chip at the rim on the front. The back has a glaze drip.

9" 1870

170 $725 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot170.jpg $600 F. B. NORTON & CO WORCESTER MASS 2 gallon jug. Decorated with a great example of a parrot between double plumes. Great clay color and contrasting deep blue. Blue at the maker's mark. There is a stone ping on the left side that occurred in the making.

13 1/2" 1870

171 $160 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot171.jpg $150 F. NORTON WORCESTER MASS 1 1/2 gallon cake crock with signature dove design. The potter's mark is lightly impressed and significant design fry to the decoration, both occurred in the making. Some staining from use.

7" 1870

172 $450 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot172.jpg $150 F. B. NORTON SONS WORCESTER MASS 3 gallon crock with dove on fern design. Professional restoration to a hairline under the left ear and rim chips on the front.

10 1/2" 1886

173 $375 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot173.jpg $200 F. B. NORTON & CO WORCESTER MASS 2 gallon jug shaped cooler. Big blue leaf below the blue maker's mark. Additional blue accent at the relief threaded bung hole. Very rare form. There are a few surface chips at the spout.

14" 1870

174 $725 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot174.jpg $400 F. B. NORTON WORCESTER, MASS approximate 1 gallon jug with signature parrot on plume decoration. Nice glassy blue. Minor staining from use. Excellent.

11 1/2" 1870

175 $800 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot175.jpg $450 F. T. WRIGHT & SON TAUNTON, MASS approximate 1 gallon open crock. Bird on stump decoration fills the front of this small piece. There is some minor chipping on the very bottom, otherwise excellent.

This is a real beauty in person. You will LOVE this piece.

7 1/2" 1870

176 $130 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot176.jpg $80 F. T. WRIGHT & SON STONEWARE TAUNTON, MASS 3 gallon crock. Nice example of their signature stenciled tiger in a circle design. There are a few surface chips at the rim.

10 1/2" 1870

177 $160 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot177.jpg $80 F. T. WRIGHT & SON TAUNTON MASS approximate 1 gallon jug with plume design. There is a minor chip in the spout, otherwise excellent.

11 1/2" 1870

178 $700 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot178.jpg $250 F. T. WRIGHT & SON TAUNTON MASS 2 gallon jug. Decorated with bold blue cobalt bird on a twig design. Probably made at the Fort Edward pottery for this stoneware vendor. Excellent. Name is lightly impressed.

13 1/2" 1870

179 $80 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot179.jpg $50 McCARTHY BRO SOMERVILLE MASS 2 gallon crock with dotted stylized leaf décor. There is a chip on the rim on the back and one above the right ear. Minor surface pitting and staining from use.

9 1/2" 1880

180 $825 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot180.jpg $150 SOMERSET POTTERS WORKS 4 gallon crock with large triple flower. Blue squiggle designs on either side of the flower. Nice decoration. Some surface chipping at the rim and stained from use.

11" 1870

181 $250 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot181.jpg $250 CHARLESTOWN 3 gallon jug with large double grape cluster décor. Light blue at the lightly impressed maker's mark. Nice blue. There are 3 stack marks on the front that occurred in the making. On the back there is a full length stabilized crack emanating from the base.

16 1/2" 1850

182 $160 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot182.jpg $80 S. L. PEWTRESS & CO NEW HAVEN CONN 3 gallon crock with stylized leaf décor. Blue at the maker's mark. Some staining from use.

10" 1880

183 $2,900 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot183.jpg $1500 COWDEN & WILCOX HARRISBURG PA 2 gallon cream pot with bird in a bush design. Additional blue at the maker's mark and handles. Great blue and gray pottery contrast. There is some minor lime staining and a worn smooth chip at the base on the front. Also, a tight hairline up from the bottom on the front just touching the design.

Here is a another beauty.

10" 1870

184 $325 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot184.jpg $150 COWDEN & WILCOX HARRISBURG PA approximate 3 gallon jug with triple brushed flower design. Blue at the maker's mark and handle. There is some glaze spidering on the very back and at the base on the front. Professional restoration to a very small hole on the left side.

15" 1870

185 $2,100 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot185.jpg $800 COWDEN & WILCOX HARRISBURG PA approximate 1 gallon batter pail with original bale handle and tin lids. Signature spitting flower design is repeated on either side of the spout and on the back. Additional blue accents at the ears and lug handle. There is some staining from use. The mottled clay color occurred in the making. There is a very minor surface chip at the rim of the spout.

8 1/2" 1870

186 $500 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot186.jpg $150 COWDEN & WILCOX HARRISBURG PA approximate 1 gallon preserve jar with nice brushed flower design. Blue at the maker's mark. Excellent.

9 1/2" 1870

187 $7,500 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot187.jpg
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$3500 COWDEN & WILCOX approximate 1 gallon preserve jar with stoneware lid. The piece is decorated with a nice example of the signature man in the moon design. Nice facial details. Additional blue at the maker's mark and under the ears. There is an old surface chip at the rim in front of the left ear.

9 1/2" 1870

188 $225 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot188.jpg $120 COWDEN & WILCOX HARRISBURG PA approximate 1 gallon cream pot with brushed flower décor. Blue at the maker's mark. There is a minor surface chip at the rim and a spider line at the base on the back.

8" 1870

189 $275 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot189.jpg $200 MOORE, NICHOLS & CO WILLIAMSPORT approximate 1 gallon cake crock. Dotted flower decoration below the blue potter's mark. Blue accents at the handles. There is some minor staining from use, surface wear at the rim, and a clay separation line extending down from the rim on the very back that occurred when made.

5 1/2" 1878

190 $225 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot190.jpg $150 Unsigned approximate 1 gallon batter pail with original bale handle. Brushed blue leaf décor below the spout. Probably PA origin. Minor surface chipping at the lug handle on the back and there is a surface chip in the spout.

9" 1870

191 $375 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot191.jpg $150 Unsigned 3 gallon advertising jug. In blue stencil on the front, "JOHN L. SMITH & CO/OF/1407 MAIN/1406 SOUTH STS/WHEELING/W.VA." Further accented with large vine floral at the shoulder and freehand stripes around the gallon designation at the base. Blue accents at the handle. Minor hairline at the spout. Kiln burns at the shoulder in the making.

17" 1870

192 $575 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot192.jpg $350 HAMILTON & JONES GREENSBORO PA 3 gallon preserve jar. Stenciled eagle inside the stenciled maker's mark with additional accent stripes at the rim, base and ears. Deep dark cobalt gives great contrast to this tall jar. Excellent.

13 1/2" 1870

193 $130 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot193_194.jpg $80 Lot of ONE: HAMILTON & JONES GREENSBORO PA approximate 1/2 gallon canning jar. Stenciled blue accents around the stenciled maker's mark. Excellent.

8 1/2" 1870

194 $110 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot193_194.jpg $70 Lot of ONE: HAMILTON & JONES GREENSBORO PA approximate 1 gallon preserve jar. Further accented with stripes at the base and the shoulder. There is a minor spider line in the base and overglazed in the making.

9 1/2" 1870

195 $70 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot195.jpg $70 HAMILTON & JONES GREENSBORO PA approximate 1 gallon preserve jar. Name in blue stencil on the front. Excellent.

9 1/2" 1870

196 $275 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot196.jpg $150 T. F. REPPERT GREENSBORO PA 2 gallon crock. Blue accents lines at the base and top with freehand gallon designation to the right of the blue stenciled maker's mark. Excellent.

8" 1870

197 $225 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot197.jpg $150 JAS. HAMILTON & CO GREENSBORO PA approximate 1 gallon preserve jar. Brushed accents at the base, shoulder and rim. Nice contrasting blue & grey. Excellent.

9 1/2" 1870

198 $110 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot198.jpg $100 J. HAMILTON & CO GREENSBORO PA 2 gallon preserve jar. Stenciled shield around the lightly stenciled maker's mark. Accent lines top and bottom. There is a scribed "X" under the glaze on the very back, in the making. Excellent.

11" 1870

199 $190 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot199.jpg $100 HAMILTON & JONES GREENSBORO PA 2 gallon preserve jar. Additional blue accent stripes at the base, shoulder and rim. Dark clay color and slight misshapen occurred in the making.

11 1/2" 1870

200 $700 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot200.jpg $250 KNOTTS & SWINDLER PALATINE W.VA 4 gallon preserve jar. Stenciled grapes design surrounds the gallon designation which you will note, is backwards. Further accented with freehand brush strokes at the base, the rim and ears. There are some grease stain spots mostly on the back and some surface wear to the glaze.

14 1/2" 1880

201 $475 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot201.jpg $150 Unsigned 2 gallon preserve jar with freehand accent lines around stylized gallon designation. Further decorated with 2 "snakes" at the shoulder and a third horizontal line at the rim. Western PA origin. Deep scribe lines at the midsection and formed rim. There is some very minor staining and glaze wear.

12" 1880

202 $160 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot202.jpg $100 JAS HAMILTON & CO GREENSBORO PA 2 gallon jug. Additional brush stripe lines accent the base below the blue stenciled name. Stack marks at the shoulder occurred in the making.

13 1/2" 1870

203 $275 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot203.jpg $150 A. CONRAD NEW GENEVA PA approximate 1 gallon canning jar. Blue stenciled flower design highlights the blue stenciled maker's mark. Additional blue accent line at the rim. Excellent.

9 1/2" 1875

204   Thumbs/tn_mini-lot204.jpg $80 HAMILTON JONES GREENSBORO PA approximate 1 gallon canning jar. Blue stenciled flower design highlights the blue stenciled maker's mark. There is a long area of missing clay around the base that occurred in the making. See web for additional photos.

10" 1870

205 $110 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot205_206.jpg $100 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1/2 gallon canning jar decorated with 2 accent strips at the base and rim. And a 4-teardrop brushed blue design in the center. Some staining from use, otherwise excellent.

8" 1860

206 $120 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot205_206.jpg $90 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1/2 gallon canning jar with striped design referred to "snake in the lake". Excellent.

8" 1860

207 $120 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot207_208.jpg $90 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1/2 gallon canning jar with brushed blue accents stripes at the base and rim. There are 8-teardrops at the middle. There is some glaze wear and staining from use.

8" 1860

208 $120 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot207_208.jpg $100 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1/2 gallon canning jar with brushed blue accents stripes at the base and rim. There are 5 graduated teardrops that accent the middle. Minor glaze burn on the back occurred in the making, also, there is a 1" hairline up from the base on the front right that probably occurred in the making. It is VERY tight and almost undetectable.

8" 1860

209 $160 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot209_210.jpg $100 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1/2 gallon canning jar with brushed blue accents stripes at the base, middle and rim. There are kiln burns at the base that occurred in the making, otherwise excellent.

8 1/2" 1860

210 $500 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot209_210.jpg $150 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1/2 gallon canning jar with 5 brushed blue accents stripes. Further accented with 5 stenciled daisies around the body on the front. Excellent.

8" 1860

211 $200 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot211_212.jpg $120 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1/2 gallon canning jar with brushed blue accents stripes top and bottom. Further accented with 10 graduated teardrops at the middle. Excellent.

8 1/2" 1860

212 $140 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot211_212.jpg $100 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1/2 gallon canning jar with 3 brushed blue accents stripes top, middle and bottom. Note the cone shape to this canner. Some staining from use, otherwise excellent.

8 1/2" 1860

213 $625 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot213_214.jpg $150 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1 quart canning jar with stenciled vine décor. There is a kiln burn on the right side and some surface roughness at the interior rim from use.

6 1/2" 1860

214 $170 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot213_214.jpg $100 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1 quart preserve jar with brushed blue leaf design repeated 3 times around. There is an X-shaped spider line on the very bottom. Some overglazing occurred in the making.

7" 1860

215 $140 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot215_216.jpg $100 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1/2 gallon canning jar with 3 brushed blue accent lines. Excellent.

8" 1860

216 $625 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot215_216.jpg $120 Lot of ONE: Unsigned approximate 1 quart butter crock with 3 brushed blue accent lines. Excellent.

4 1/2" 1860

217 $225 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot217.jpg $100 Unsigned approximate 2 quart preserve jar with FIVE blue accents bands. Western PA origin. Excellent.

8" 1850

218 $275 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot218.jpg $150 Unsigned approximate 1 1/2 gallon jardinière with drooping flower design. Attributed to the Remmey factory. Blue accents at the ears. Design is repeated on the back side. Gallon designation is in a dotted circle under one ear. There is a large chip above the left ear.

11" 1850

219 $60 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot219.jpg $60 Unsigned 1 gallon jardinière with brushed vine flower all around the shoulder. Gallon designation in an impressed tooled circle at the shoulder. Additional impressed star tooled design under one ear. Probably PA origin. Glaze wear and lime staining from use.

10" 1850

220 $1,050 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot220.jpg $200 Unsigned 2 gallon preserve jar with freehand vine design. Accent stripes top and bottom surround the highly stylized gallon designation. Western PA origin. Some staining from use. Pretty piece.

11 1/2" 1860

221 $225 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot221.jpg $150 Unsigned 6 gallon jardinière with brushed flower decoration. Overglazed in the making and some minor staining from use.

15" 1850

222 $275 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot222.jpg $150 Unsigned approximate 1 gallon jardinière with large brushed leaf designs repeated front and back. Additional blue accents at the shoulder and below the applied ears. Probably Eastern PA origin. Some staining from use and there is a surface chip at the base.

9 3/4" 1850

223 $1,650 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot223.jpg $500 Unsigned approximate 1 gallon stoneware crock with original lid. Blue vine & leaf decoration all around with matching blue on the lid. Probably PA origin. Very appealing. Stone ping at the rim of the crock occurred in firing. Chip in the knob handle of the lid.

9" 1850

224 $225 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot224.jpg $150 Unsigned approximate 2 gallon cake crock. Blue drape design repeated front and back. Additional blue accents at the applied ears. Probably PA origin. Glaze burn on one side occurred when fired. Some staining from use.

6" 1850

225 $250 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot225.jpg $150 Unsigned approximate 1 gallon cake crock with original lid. Brushed blue drape design over an applied Bristol glaze exterior. Additional blue accents at the ears. There is a large interior chip at the rim of the lid and a hairline extending off that chip. It can not been seen when placed on the base.

5 1/2" 1870

226 $1,250 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot226.jpg $600 Unsigned approximate 1 gallon stoneware pitcher. Thick blue vine and flower design at the midsection and neck. This is a beauty. Probably PA or MD origin. Excellent.

10 1/2" 1850

227 $850 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot227.jpg $550 Unsigned approximate 1 gallon pitcher. Profusely decorated with flowers and vine design filling the front and shoulder. Probably PA origin. There is some old chipping at the extended base.

10 1/2" 1850

228 $2,700 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot228.jpg $600 Unsigned approximate 1 gallon pitcher with top to bottom tulip decoration. Additional blue accents at the shoulder and handle. Probably Remmey Factory. This is a beauty. There is an old, worn smooth interior chip at the spout.

10 1/2" 1840

229 $925 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot229.jpg $200 Unsigned approximate 1 quart ovoid cream pot. Brushed flower design signature of the Shenfelder factory. There is a 3" tight separation line up from the base on the very back.

6 1/2" 1870

230 $375 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot230.jpg $200 Unsigned approximate 2 gallon blind pig, footed keg. Profusely decorated with brushed squiggle lines front, back and all around. Possibly PA origin. Stack marks in the making. Excellent.

9 1/2" X 12" long 1850

231 $6,250 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot231.jpg $400 L. MARSILLIOT 2 gallon preserve jar. The date "1836" in blue below the deeply impressed and blued pottery mark. One of Ohio's first potters. Mottled clay color occurred in the making. Excellent.

12" 1836

232 $13,500 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot232.jpg $5500 Unsigned 10 gallon crock of Midwest origin. RARE. One of a kind design of double partridge, one holding a cherry in it's beak. The birds are perched on a branch. There is a bunny rabbit scampering across the bottom. The gallon designation is framed with a double "fishing lure" design. Incredible piece, to say the least. Some design fry occurred in firing. There are a few minor glaze spiders.

16" 1880

233 $100 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot233_234.jpg $60 Lot of ONE: Stoneware bottle with dot filled slip blue "C" at the shoulder. Additional blue accent at the spout. Some staining from use.

10 1/2"

234 $40 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot233_234.jpg $40 Lot of ONE: Stoneware Bottle. Impressed with a large "W" at the shoulder above the impressed name, "RICHARD WARREN CO". Nicely decorated with an ochre wash at the spout. There is a minor stone ping on the very back.

10 1/2"

235 $160 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot235_236.jpg $80 Lot of ONE: Stoneware Bottle impressed and blue accented, "F. GLEASON/1855". Additional blue accent at the top. Minor stone ping on the front.

9 1/2"

236 $80 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot235_236.jpg $50 Lot of ONE: Stoneware Bottle impressed and blue accented, "T. SIZER". Nice ochre wash and dark blue accent dots all around the shoulder. There is a stone ping under the spout and minor clay separation at the spout, both occurred in making. Excellent.

10 1/2"

237 $60 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot237.jpg $60 Lot of 2 Stoneware Bottles The first: impressed, "A. STEINMETZ".Ribbed design with blue accents at the shoulder and top. Dry glaze and discoloration occurred when made. 10" The second: Impressed and blue accented at the shoulder, "B WATERS'/ROOT-BEER". The letters between the B and the Waters are missing. Impressed ribbed design bottle with a stone ping and clay separation at the spout and a long hairline on the left side, all in making.

9 1/2"

238 $120 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot238_239.jpg $50 Lot of ONE: Stoneware Bottle impressed and blue accented, "C. A. WESCOTT". On the opposite side is the date, "1874", also in blue. Excellent.

10"

239   Thumbs/tn_mini-lot238_239.jpg $30 Lot of ONE: Stoneware Bottle impressed and blue accented, "H. J. PRENDERGAST". There is a glaze drip to the left of the name.

9 1/2"

240 $60 Thumbs/tn_mini-lot240_241.jpg $30 Lot of ONE: Stoneware Bottle impressed and blue accented, "f-D-HAMMOND". Excellent.

10 1/2"

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