Bottle

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1849-1858

GUSN

GUSN-16293

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

Toby jugs
glaze
enamel (fused coating)
stoneware (pottery)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
Stoneware
Flint Enamel Glaze
Man
BOTTLE

Inscription

Impressed on bottom: ""Lyman Fenton & Co/ BENNINGTON, Vt./ Fenton's/ ENAMEL/ PATENTED/ 1849"" [in circle]

Maker

Lyman Fenton & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Bennington, VT, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

11 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberley

Accession Number

1927.141

Reference Notes

Barrett, Richard Carter. Bennington Pottery and Porcelain. New York: Crown Publishers Inc., 1958.

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