May 21, 2005 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 24

Price Realized: $3,740.00
($3,400 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

May 21, 2005 Auction Catalog

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Scarce Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug w/ Cobalt Rabbit Decoration, attributed to Julius Norton, Bennington, VT., circa 1840, highly ovoid jug with ribbed handle, decorated with a leaping cobalt rabbit above floral brushwork. Impressed "2" below spout highlighted in cobalt. A difficult-to-find, early Norton decoration. Chipping to base. Height 13 5/8".