Wilkesboro, North Carolina Pottery Face Jug

May 19, 2007 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 108

Price Realized: $4,945.00

($4,300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Painted Woman Face Jug, North Wilkesboro, NC, origin, circa 1925, molded face jug in the form of a black woman"s head with wide spout and metal bail handle. Painted surface with particular detail to the eyes. One of fifteen jugs made by a Mr. Nelson in North Wilkesboro, NC, in the 1920"s and discovered in the 1990"s. Mint condition. H 12 5/8".

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