Stoneware Face Jug, possibly Brown Pottery, Arden, North Carolina

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 28

Price Realized: $1,062.00

($900 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Face Jug, possibly Brown Pottery, Arden, NC, 20th century, semi-ovoid jug with applied clay face including bulging eye and an open mouth with porcelain teeth, the surface covered in a mottled brown alkaline glaze. Provenance: A recently-discovered example, this jug is part of a consigned collection of face jugs dating from the 1860s to the 1950s, that were amassed during the 1970s. As-made condition with some in-the-firing dryness and bubbling to glaze on reverse and handle. H 7".

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