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



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name



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.


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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