Pair of Lions (one of two)

Lyman, Fenton & Company (1849-1852) or United States Pottery Company (1853-1858), Bennington, Vermont, American, 19th century
Daniel Greatbatch (possible modeler), American (born England), active about 1838 - 1861



Green and amber "flint enamal" lead glaze on white earthenware

Overall: 7 3/16 × 10 1/2 × 4 5/8 in. (18.3 × 26.7 × 11.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede 1929 Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Exhibition History

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 12, 2021.

Published References

Barret, Richard C. How to Identify Bennington Pottery. Brattleboro, VT: S. Greene Press, 1964. Goldberg, Arthur F. "Highlights in the Development of the Rockingham and Yellow Ware Industry in the United States – A Brief Review with Representative Examples." In Ceramics in America 2003, edited by Robert Hunter, 27-46. Hanover: University Press of New England/Chipstone Foundation, 2003. Spargo, John. The Potters and Potteries of Bennington. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company and Antiques, 1926. Watkins, Lura W. Early New England Potters and Their Wares. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1950.


Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers, Delaware, Ohio, September 2, 2005; private collectoin; sold to Hirschl & Adler, New York, New York, 2015; sold to present collection, 2016.

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