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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder......but bugger me  :thinking:

 

 

Lot 0251 Details

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Robert Brown.
Man With Cigar Face Jug.

Signed.
Mint condition.
9" h.
Est. $200-300. Ship: $45
Robert Brown. Man With Cigar Face Jug.

 

Robert Brown. Man With Cigar Face Jug.

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How would the kids react if you poured syrup on their pancakes from that thing?  I'm not sure what I'd do with it but I sorta like it.

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I think it's great. And Robert Brown was quite a guy.

https://www.whitesittfuneralhome.com/obits/obituary.php?id=648949

https://americanart.si.edu/artist/robert-brown-6460

His work is widely collected.

There's a fair amount of interest  in face jugs made by slave potters in the USA before the Civil War like the one posted below.  Many of these pots can be very well done are highly collectable.

 

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Some really nightmarish pics in this thread ... looks like a poisoned blowfish to me.

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47 minutes ago, joeypots said:

I think it's great. And Robert Brown was quite a guy.

https://www.whitesittfuneralhome.com/obits/obituary.php?id=648949

https://americanart.si.edu/artist/robert-brown-6460

His work is widely collected.

There's a fair amount of interest  in face jugs made by slave potters in the USA before the Civil War like the one posted below.  Many of these pots can be very well done are highly collectable.

 

C1375EE7-D3A1-4954-B79C-463AB916265E_4_5005_c.jpeg

... dude. I think you should take this as your avatar! Joey... pots... Fate has found you. Ditch the ski scene!!! -LOL

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34 minutes ago, PigFish said:

... dude. I think you should take this as your avatar! Joey... pots... Fate has found you. Ditch the ski scene!!! -LOL

Good idea!

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