Rare Southern Stoneware Snake Jug, late 19th century

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 132

Price Realized: $390.00

($325 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Large-Sized Stoneware Snake Jug with Albany Slip Glaze, Southern U.S. origin, late 19th century, ovoid jug with footed base and narrow, flaring spout, decorated with a large applied figure of a snake with incised scale, eyes, and mouth. Surface covered in a mottled brown Albany-slip-type glaze. An unusually large example of this American ceramic folk art form. Spout chips. Two small chips to mouth. H 9 1/2".

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