Crock

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1858-1876

GUSN

GUSN-26394

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

Descriptive Terms

crocks
molding (forming)
stoneware (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
floral patterns
Stoneware
Molded
Thrown
Floral
CROCK

Inscription

Stamped on side near top: ""F.B. NORTON & CO/ WORCESTER MASS."" and an outlined ""2""

Maker

F.B. Norton and Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Worcester, MA, USA

Dimensions

9.125 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.626

Places

Massachusetts (United States)