Bring home a piece of Southern or Appalachian folk art with this mini ugly face jug from Marvin Bailey. This piece has a green & tan with hints of teal and green featuring 8 pearly whites. Signed on the bottom by the maker Marvin Bailey.
Marvin Bailey is a self-taught potter, located in Lancaster, SC. He has been practicing for 16 years and is best known for his ugly face jugs. Face Jugs or Ugly Face Jugs have been a part of Southern folk art since the 1800s coming primarily out of South Carolina, North Carolina, & Georgia. They've also found their way into the Appalachian sub-culture. There are multiple stories and folk lore surrounding them, but over the years they've become sought-after collectibles.
This jug measures 2.75" across, 2.25" deep, and 2.75" tall. Each jug is handmade and unique.
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All items are sold “As Is” and all sales are final. Most pieces are one of a kind and can not be replaced. We will give you as much information as possible regarding the pieces condition including supplying additional pictures if needed. Due to the nature of antique and vintage items there may be blemishes, nicks or other imperfections as expected with age and use. If you want more information about an item, such as additional images or condition, please inquire!
All items are located in our store at Standpipe Antiques, 502 O Neal Street, Belton, SC, 29627. Our hours are Wednesday through Friday 10am to 6pm, Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sundays 12-5pm. Come by and see us!