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

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1849-1858

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 College: Purchased through the Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede 1929 Fund

2016.6.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

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.

Provenance

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

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