Bennington Pottery Photos

The town of Bennington, VT was noted for several pottery factories which made stoneware crocks and other utilitarian objects during the 19th Century.

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Collection of Bennington, VT pottery at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware water keg painted with deer by J&E Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware crock by Bennington Factory at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jug painted with bird by Bennington Factory at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Collection of Bennington, VT pottery at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware water keg (c1850s) painted with deer by J&E Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware crock (1804-23) by Bennington Factory at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jug painted with bird (1804-23) by Bennington Factory at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Stoneware jar painted with flower by L. Norton & Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware water keg painted with deer by J&E Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jar painted with horse by J. Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jug painted with bouquet by E&LP Norton & Co. of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Stoneware jar painted with flower (1823-8) by L. Norton & Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware water keg (1850-9) painted with deer by J&E Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jar (1859-61) painted with horse by J. Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jug (1861-82) painted with bouquet by E&LP Norton & Co. of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Stoneware jug by Edw'd Norton Co. of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Two stoneware crocks by J&E Norton Pottery plus stoneware churn & presentation jug with horse both by E&LP Norton all of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jug with horse by E&LP Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT, presented to Calvin Park of Woodford, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware crock painted with lion prob. by John Hilfinger of J&E Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Stoneware jug (1894-1902) by Edw'd Norton Co. of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Two stoneware crocks (1850-9) by J&E Norton Pottery plus stoneware churn (1861-82) & presentation jug with horse (1864) both by E&LP Norton all of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jug with horse (1864) by E&LP Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT, presented to Calvin Park of Woodford, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware crock (1855-9) painted with lion prob. by John Hilfinger of J&E Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Stoneware jug incised with sailing ships by Luman Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jug with applied eagle & owner's name by Julius Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jug colored with ochre instead of cobalt by Luman Norton & Sons Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware water jug painted with fruit by J&E Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Stoneware jug incised with sailing ships (1828-33) by Luman Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jug with applied eagle & owner's name (c1840s) by Julius Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware jug colored with ochre instead of cobalt (1833-40) by Luman Norton & Sons Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware water jug (1859) painted with fruit by J&E Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Bennington Pottery display at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Basin & pitcher by Bennington potters at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Bennington Pottery by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Bennington Pottery teapots, pitchers & bowls by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Bennington Pottery display at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Basin & pitcher by Bennington potters at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Bennington Pottery (19th C) by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Bennington Pottery teapots, pitchers & bowls (19th C) by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.
Brown glazed Toby jug & bottles by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Kerosene lamp by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Hound-handle pitcher by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Yellowware cow creamer from Bennington, VT at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Brown glazed Toby jug & bottles (19th C) by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Kerosene lamp (c1850s) by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Hound-handle pitcher (1852-8) by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Yellowware cow creamer (c1850) from Bennington, VT at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Paul & Virginia pitcher by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware crock painted with feathers by E&LP Norton & Co. of Bennington, VT at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Stoneware crock painted with wreath by J&E Norton & Co. of Bennington, VT at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Stoneware jugs with spouts from Bennington, VT in General Store at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Paul & Virginia pitcher (1847-58) by United States Pottery Co. at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Stoneware crock (1861-82) painted with feathers by E&LP Norton & Co. of Bennington, VT at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Stoneware crock (1857) painted with wreath by J&E Norton & Co. of Bennington, VT at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Stoneware jugs with spouts from Bennington, VT in General Store at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Bennington, VT pottery at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Bennington, VT pottery bowls at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Stoneware jug painted with farm scene by J&E Norton of Bennington, VT at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Stoneware jug with flower marked E&LP Norton, Bennington, VT at Strong House. Windsor, CT.
Bennington, VT pottery at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Bennington, VT pottery bowls at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Stoneware jug painted with farm scene by J&E Norton of Bennington, VT at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Stoneware jug with flower marked E&LP Norton, Bennington, VT at Strong House. Windsor, CT.
Rockingham glazed earthenware figures by United States Pottery Co. at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Stoneware spouted jug marked E&LP Norton, Bennington, VT in Rider House at Danbury Museum & Historical Society. Danbury, CT.Rockingham items made by Lyman, Fenton & Co. of Bennington, VT including Toby jug & teapot + house in Vermont period parlor at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Niagara Falls porcelain pitcher by United States Pottery Co. of Bennington, VT at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.
Rockingham glazed earthenware figures (1847-58) by United States Pottery Co. at Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.Stoneware spouted jug marked E&LP Norton, Bennington, VT in Rider House at Danbury Museum & Historical Society. Danbury, CT.Rockingham items (late 19th C) made by Lyman, Fenton & Co. of Bennington, VT including Toby jug & teapot + house in Vermont period parlor at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Niagara Falls porcelain pitcher (c1855) by United States Pottery Co. of Bennington, VT at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.

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