Fine Early Lanier Meaders (Cleveland, Georgia) Face Jug

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 17

Price Realized: $2,360.00

($2,000 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine Early-Period Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Face Jug, Signed "Lanier Meaders", Cleveland, GA origin, circa 1965, ovoid jug with applied and sculpted face including alkaline-glazed kaolin eyes with black pupils, a pronounced nose with nostrils, large ears, and a wavy mouth with rock buck teeth. Incised "Lanier Meaders" on underside. A good example of one of Meaders earlier styles, evidenced by its form, glazed eyes, and rock teeth. Provenance: A recently-surfaced examples, purchased by the consignor years ago. Excellent, essentially as-made condition, with small nick to left ear. H 8 1/2".

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