Crock

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1858-1876

GUSN

GUSN-26395

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

Descriptive Terms

crocks
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
molding (forming)
stoneware (pottery)
throwing (pottery technique)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Crock, Food Storage
Stoneware
Molded
Thrown
Bird
Leaf
Crock, Food Storage

Inscription

Stamped on side near top: ""F.B. NORTON & CO/ WORCESTER MASS."" and an outlined ""3""

Maker

F.B. Norton and Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Worcester, MA, USA

Dimensions

10.25 x 10.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.627

Places

Massachusetts (United States)