Face VesselProbably made in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Attributed to Thomas J. Davies Pottery, Edgefield district, South Carolina, c. 1862 - 1870
Glazed stoneware, unglazed earthenware
1904-37Gift of Edward Russell Jones, 1904
LabelThese face jugs, used for water storage, exhibit strong African design precedence, and were often produced by enslaved potters in the rural South.
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