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Crock

Description

Glazed stoneware crock. Overall yellowish-beige color. Cylindrical body with two molded handles on sides and slightly overhanging rim. Cobalt blue abstract "watchspring" decoration on front, underglaze. Two incised lines near top. Interior painted dark brown. Stamped with manufacturer on side. Two gallon size.

Details

Maker
F.B. Norton and Company (Maker)
Date
1858-1876
Inscriptions
Stamped on side near top: ""F.B. NORTON & CO/ WORCESTER MASS."" and an outlined ""2""
Location of origin
Worcester, MA, USA
Material
molding (forming)
stoneware (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Container
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
CROCK
crocks
Floral
floral patterns
Molded
molding (forming)
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
9.125 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.626
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
26394

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