Fine Lanier Meaders (Cleveland, Georgia) Face Jug with Round Head

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 18

Price Realized: $649.00

($550 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Face Jug, Signed "Lanier Meaders," Cleveland, GA origin, circa 1975, rotund, squat-shaped jug with applied clay facial features, including kaolin eyes with black-glazed pupils, curved eyebrows, pierced ears, a well-formed nose with nostrils, and unusual closed mouth. Surface covered in a dark-olive alkaline glaze with "tobacco spit" striping throughout. Underside incised with Lanier Meaders signature. Exceptional, bold form with appealing glaze. Provenance: A recently-surfaced example. A shallow chip to reverse of one ear. Otherwise as-made condition. H 9".

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