B.B. CRAIG / VALE, N.C. Stoneware Face Pitcher, circa 1975

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 326

Price Realized: $265.50

($225 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Face Pitcher, Stamped "B.B. CRAIG / VALE, N.C.", circa 1975, ovoid pitcher with flared collar and semi-rounded rim, decorated with a hand-modeled and applied clay face, including bulging eyes with eyebrows, large ears, a nose with pierced nostrils, and a mouth with china teeth. Incised details to eyebrows and upper lip, forming the figure's mustache. Surface covered in an olive-green alkaline glaze with rutile streaks to body. Underside impressed with B.B. Craig maker's mark. Mint condition. H 7 1/8".


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