Jam packed with buttons, stones, beads. Notable are the many cameos also included, which wrap around the center of the piece and then are sporadically placed across the rest of the bottle.
With utmost certainty, this piece will catch the eyes of all who walk into an area in which it is displayed. Very Fine addition to any collection! Memory jugs are also known as forget-me-not jugs, spirit jars, ugly jars, or memory vessels. They are adorned with an assortment of materials, typically associated with the deceased.There is a lot of interesting history about these pieces, take some time to read about them (easy google search, memory jugs). Light dust and some minor scuffing from age/storage. One button has a mild chip near the bottom. The clay/material binding the objects has a spot of loss near the top rim, and one on the bottom (See photos). Best Offers: We're always willing to try and work with our customers, so a lot of our items feature "make offer". Please note that the majority of the listings with this feature are on an "auto-accept/decline" setup within certain thresholds, and it's not actually us declining your offers. You can always send us a message to make offers as well!
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To see our extensive inventory of great Antiques. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution.The item "Vintage Black American Folk Art Memory Jug Amber Bottle Cameos Buttons 7.5" is in sale since Friday, May 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Art\Folk Art & Indigenous Art". The seller is "opamerica" and is located in Clearwater, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.