All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1354307 (stock #9525)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
A Bennington 19th century dog handle hunting scene large pitcher. This 10-1/4" tall pitcher has the typical Bennington mottled deep brown glaze with green and blue slip and a glazed bottom. The handle is a hunting dog and the body of the pitcher shows hanging game birds. It is unsigned and it is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, crazing, losses, damage or repairs other than a penpoint sized flake to the glaze on the body under the spout near the bottom and a small flake on the handle near the bottom (both very minor). All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Expedited tracked and insured parcel shipping to the U.S. starts at $26 (other spots may vary, air is higher). Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT accept PayPal.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1319873 (stock #7163)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
A 19thC Farrar Batiscan Quebec 4 gallon handled wine jug or crock, for the Marchand & Co spice, wine and liquor merchant. This 18-3/4" tall handled salt glazed stoneware jug still has the cork and it is completely hand thrown. It has a blue floral design identical with other known Farrar examples and it has a blue-wiped impressed legend stating "MARCHAND & CO MARCHANDS EPCIERES VINS ET LIQUEURS BATISCAN 4". Moses and Ebenezer Farrar were from Vermont, and they established one of the earliest stoneware potteries in Canada around 1840. Their first pottery was in St Johns Quebec, and later in Iberville Quebec. Their merchant crocks were usually not signed (by preference of the merchant, who was advertising their own goods). They closed somewhere around 1927, after the death of Ebenezer's son Georg H Farrar ((source: Early Canadian Pottery, Donald Webster, 1971). It is in very good condition with no cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some edge chips near the mouth and some original kiln burning to the blue design. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use as would be expected. Silver and silver plated items are hand-polished, not buffed, and our halogens and magnified images may exaggerate otherwise barely noticeable scratches and flaws. GUARANTEE: ALL of our items are antique or vintage and from the period listed. NONE are reproductions or recreations. Expedited insured tracked parcel shipping to the U.S. depends where you are - please ask for a shipping quote. Rates vary by destination, value, size, weight, payment option and shipping method. Other payment, tracking and insurance options are available - please inquire. We ship worldwide - please contact us for an accurate shipping quote with your postal code or country. **** PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT ACCEPT PAYPAL****