Rare Anna Pottery Snake Jug Inscribed "Little Brown Jug"

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 362

Price Realized: $3,162.50
($2,750 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

March 2, 2013 Auction Catalog

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Rare Anna Pottery Stoneware Snake Jug, Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna, IL, circa 1885, slender cylindrical jug with sloped shoulder and narrow rounded spout, incised across the front "Little / Brown Jug". Handle in the form of a hand-modeled and applied snake with heavily-incised scales and face, coiled around the neck of the jug. Jug covered in a brown Albany slip glaze. Snake is grayish-colored, decorated with daubs of brown. A highly-prized ceramic folk art form. Chipping to interior of spout. H 6 1/4".


Rare Anna Pottery Snake Jug Inscribed Rare Anna Pottery Snake Jug Inscribed Rare Anna Pottery Snake Jug Inscribed Rare Anna Pottery Snake Jug Inscribed Rare Anna Pottery Snake Jug Inscribed Rare Anna Pottery Snake Jug Inscribed

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