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Crock

1934.692 (RS216934)

Description

Cylindrical crock with ear-shaped handles, light tan exterior glaze and dark brown interior glaze. Bird standing on stick incised on both sides of crock. One of the birds has been glazed blue. Above the blue bird is stamped "JULIUS NORTON, BENNINGTON, VT." and "3" also glazed blue.

Details

Maker
Julius Norton (Maker)
Date
1841-1850
Inscriptions
"JULIUS NORTON / BENNINGTON, VT. / 3" (stamped)
Location of origin
Bennington, Vermont, United States
Material
glazing (glass)
incising
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
Descriptive terms
Crock, Food Storage
crocks
glazing (glass)
incising
stoneware (pottery)
Dimensions
10 1/2 (H), 11 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.692
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
308120

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