B.B. Craig (Vale, NC) Stoneware Face Jug, circa 1975

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 385

Price Realized: $270.00

($225 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Face Jug, Stamped "B.B. CRAIG / VALE, N.C.," early fourth quarter 20th century, ovoid jug with flared spout, sine wave decoration to shoulder, and two ribbed strap handles, decorated with a hand-modeled and applied clay face featuring bulging eyes with eyebrows, curved ears, nose with pierced nostrils, and mouth with china teeth. Underside impressed with Burlon Craig maker's mark. One handle broken into three pieces and reglued, with coloring along reglued areas. Otherwise excellent condition. H 15 1/2".

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