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Crock

Description

Glazed stoneware crock w/ overall bluish tint. Cylindrical body w/ 2 molded handles on side and slightly overhanging rim. Cobalt-blue decoration of a bird on a leaf on front under glaze. Interior painted dark brown. Stamped w/ manufacturer on side. 3 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 ""3""
Location of origin
Worcester, MA, USA
Material
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
molding (forming)
stoneware (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Crock, Food Storage
crocks
figure- and animal-derived motifs
foliation (pattern)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Molded
molding (forming)
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
10.25 x 10.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.627
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
26395

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