Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

November 18, 2022: Premier Americana - Day Two

Fri, Nov 18, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 1155

PAIR OF AMERICAN BENNINGTON FLINT ENAMEL ROCKINGHAM-GLAZE POTTERY FIGURAL LIONS

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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PAIR OF AMERICAN BENNINGTON FLINT ENAMEL ROCKINGHAM-GLAZE POTTERY FIGURAL LIONS, mottled brown glaze, each having coleslaw mane, standing with one front paw on ball, mouth agape, and tail resting on back, comprising one example with tongue down and other with tongue up. Each having old hand-brushed museum accession number to underside of paw "2134", "81.708.2" and "81.708.1". Lyman Fenton & Co., Bennington, VT. 1849-1858. 7 3/8" HOA, 10" LOA.
Literature: Barret - Bennington Pottery and Porcelain, p. 293, pl. 377, C. & D.
Provenance: Property of a Florida private collection.
Cottone Auctions, 9/17/2011, lot 270.
Ex-collection of the Strong Museum of Play, Rochester, NY.
Undamaged. One having firing separation to tail, as made.