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Face Jug

Small, dark colored ceramic vessel with a handle and spout at the top. The front of the vessel looks like a face, with two round forms making the eyes, a long, thin form a nose, and an oval form the mouth. Two ear-like shapes protude from the side of the vessel.
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  • Small, dark colored ceramic vessel with a handle and spout at the top. The front of the vessel looks like a face, with two round forms making the eyes, a long, thin form a nose, and an oval form the mouth. Two ear-like shapes protude from the side of the vessel.

Date:

c. 1860

Artist:

Artist unknown
American, 19th century
Edgefield District, South Carolina

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 227

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Artist unknown

Title

Face Jug

Origin

Edgefield county

Date

c. 1860

Medium

Stoneware and alkaline glaze

Dimensions

H.: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Juli and David Grainger Fund

Reference Number

2006.84

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