AMERICAN ROCKINGHAM-GLAZED POTTERY TOBY PITCHERS, LOT OF FIVE, each having tricorne hat, comprising one Snuff Taker example depicting a very portly man holding a snuff box in left hand, one Benjamin Franklin example with boot handle depicting a man holding a glass, and three sitting examples with grapevine handles. One sitting example with unidentified stamped mark, possibly an "E", otherwise unmarked. Some possibly Lyman Fenton & Co., Bennington, VT. Third quarter 19th century. 5 3/4" to 9 1/2" HOA.
Literature: Barret - Bennington Pottery and Porcelain, Ben Franklin p. 319, pl. 416, A, and sitting example p. 319, pl. 416, E.
Snuff Taker and one sitting example undamaged; Franklin example having minor flake to spout interior; one sitting example with restoration to one foot and remaining with three minute flakes to rim.
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From the William D. Annable estate, Oberlin, OH.