Glazed stoneware tree stump form planter, F.B. Norton and Co.
A late 19th-early 20th century Folk Art diorama with a schooner in the foreground. A lighthouse stands along the shore in front of a Hillside village with snow topped mountains below a cloud filled sky. The painted wood schooner with carved and painted wood sails sits on painted plaster waves while the background is painted in a privative style on canvas on applied to board inside a shallow shadowbox with a molded frame. The outside of the box with inventory or accession numbers from previous collections.
13.5" height, 15" diameter, F.B. Norton and Co. Worcester, Massachusetts