Vintage Black American Folk Art Memory Jug
- Stunning Early American Folk Art Piece!
- 7-1/2″ Tall Amber Glass Bottle used as a memory jug
- 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). It’s quite fascinating!