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

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.

Places

Vermont (United States)