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Bottle

Description

Figure of mustached man in top hat, wearing tasseled robe and carrying bottle in his right hand; brown and yellow mottled glaze.

Details

Maker
Lyman Fenton & Co. (Maker)
Date
1849-1858
Inscriptions
Impressed on bottom: ""Lyman Fenton & Co/ BENNINGTON, Vt./ Fenton's/ ENAMEL/ PATENTED/ 1849"" [in circle]
Location of origin
Bennington, VT, USA
Material
enamel (fused coating)
glaze
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Vermont (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOTTLE
enamel (fused coating)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Flint Enamel Glaze
glaze
Man
men (male humans)
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
Toby jugs
Dimensions
11 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.141
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley
GUSN
16293
Reference Notes
Barrett, Richard Carter. Bennington Pottery and Porcelain. New York: Crown Publishers Inc., 1958.

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