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F.B. Norton Stoneware Tree-trunk-form Planter

Auction:
2509
Lot:
830
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

F.B. Norton Stoneware Tree-trunk-form Planter, Worcester, Massachusetts, c. 1880, the flowerpot with large central limb and four large limbs, with green-painted climbing vines, glazed drainage hole near base, impressed "F.B. NORTON & CO./WORCESTER MASS." on base, (chips), ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Three 1/2 in shallow chips on top rim, all four secondary limbs have a few small rim chips, one has a fairly unobtrusive 1/2 x 2 in. rim chip, the base has a few tight spreading hairlines.

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F.B. NORTON & CO., Massachusetts

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