08-09-2009 08-09-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
August 9, 2009 11:00 AMCalender

Five Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Items

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 09, 2009 11:00AM


Five Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Items, America, 19th century, two wide-mouth straight-sided jars with leaf decoration, two two-gallon crocks with lug handles, one decorated with a stylized blossom and indistinctly marked "F.P. W----- & SON/TAUNTON MASS," the other with plumes flanking a tornado; a four-gallon wide-mouth jar indistinctly marked "J. - NORTON & SON/BENNINGTON," (imperfections), ht. 8 1/2-13 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

smaller straight-sided jar- couple base edge chips; larger straight-sided jar- good cond.; two-gallon crock with stylized blossom and indistinctly marked "F.P. W----- & SON/TAUNTON MASS,"- hairlines by both handles;
2-gal. with plumes flanking a tornado- 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. base edge chip, two hairlines coming downfrom rim about 2 in.lg., several rim chips, some interior glaze flaking; four-gallon wide-mouth jar- few minor base chips, interior nearly entirely coated with white mineral residue.