SOLD! for $480.00.
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Grouping of four (4) stoneware pottery face jugs by Betty Jo Cabe (Knoxville/TN, 1925 – 2008).1st item: A tall pear-shaped jug with attached handle, with applied eyebrows, eyes, nose, ears, lips, molded teeth, and wart. Shaped and incised cheekbones, dimples, and chin. White teeth and eyes with painted pupils. Stoneware with blue, green, and brown glaze running down jug on all sides. Incised on base, "B J CABE / MAY 5 1989". 9" H. 2nd item: A short and squat thrown jug with handle with applied eyes, nose, ears, lips, and molded teeth. White eyes and teeth, with allover brown glaze and dark green glaze drips. Signed "BJ CABE" in marker on base. 4 3/4" H. 3rd item: A tall ovoid jug with handle, with applied eyebrows, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and applied teeth, with applied and incised facial hair. White teeth and eyes, with painted pupils. Allover reddish-brown glaze with green-blue glaze drips running from top all around. Incised on base "BJ CABE / '92" and where handle attaches to jug "BC/J". 9 1/4" H. 4th item: a tall ovoid jug with handle and shaped cheekbones, applied ears with hoop earrings, eyes, nose, lips, and molded teeth. White earrings, eyeballs, and teeth. Allover copperish red and black-green glaze, with blue-glass drip runs down either side of handle in back. Incised on base "BJ CABE" and where handle attaches to jug body "BJ/C". 10 1/4" H. Condition: All four face jugs in excellent condition.