19th C. 1 1/2 Gallon Cobalt Decorated Norton Stoneware Crock W/ Huge Bird Design For Sale
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&lt;img border Anexcellent 19th C. 1 1/2 gallon stoneware crock or jar with an enormous cobalt bird on branch design. This piece was made by F.B. Norton & Co., Worcester, MA. The design is very thick, vibrant & has the wonderful deep blue that Norton stoneware pieces are famous for. The maker's stamp is highlighted in cobalt& nicely impressed, perfectly legible. The wonderful parrot on a large branch decoration is quite massive, taking up the entire front of the crock, the design alone measures almost 8" tall! This early stoneware piece measures 10 1/2" tall, 6 1/4" in diameter at the top & just under 8" in diameter at the bottom. This piece is in great condition with a few small chips on the bottom & some roughness around one handle (possibly done in the making), otherwise this piece has no chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs.An exceptional small sized stoneware crock with a wonderful huge cobalt design, offered with ! Pleasesee my other listings for some of the other pieces pictured, including the wonderfuldiminutive painted 3-tieredbucket bench.
Payment expected within 5 days of sale's end, full insurance is included in the price listed for shipping. Item will be shipped UPS ground after payment is received. The price listed for shipping does not include Hawaii or Alaska. International buyers, please contact me for a shipping quote.