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Lot 0160
,United States,20th Century
Heavily embellished with beads, shells, and metal findings. This style of jug is believed to have origins in Africa's Bakango culture which was later brought to America during the slave trade as a way of remembering loved ones.
Pottery, metal, shells, beads,Overall 18 1/2" x 11 1/2" dia.,
From the collection of a Greenville, Rhode Island woman.


Overall good condition.

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LARGE 20C American Primitive Folk Art Memory Jug

Estimate $100 - $200Aug 17
Cranston, RI, USA
Auction Curated By:
Travis Landry
Specialist & Auctioneer, American & European Fine & Decorative Arts, Pop Culture Including Collectibles, Comics & Toys
Kevin Bruneau
President & Auctioneer, Asian Arts, 19-20th Century Decorative Arts