Harvey Ford Reinhardt (Vale, Lincoln County, North Carolina, 1912-1960) alkaline glazed folk art pottery face jug, stamped "H. F. Reinhardt/Vale, NC" along the lower backside edge. Depicted with large ears and eyes, mustache and an open mouth with ceramic teeth, pulled handle. Some scattered rutile drips. 6 3/4" H. Early 20th century. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. See: Turners and Burners: The Folk Pottery of NC by Charles G. Zug III, page 277, Figure 9-4. CONDITION: A couple of small chips to back edge of ears, chips to base of handle. Overall craquelure to glaze.
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