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Masonic Jug

circa 1860

Himer J. Fox (American, 1826 - 1909)

Himer Jacob Fox was part of the third generation of Fox potters in North Carolina, and he learned to turn from his father. The bands of incised decoration that Himer has employed so elegantly on this jug were a trademark of the Foxes.

Place object was created: Randolph County, NC

stoneware, salt glaze

Measurements:    height: 11.5 inches    width: 7.25 inches

Gift of the Mint Museum Auxiliary and Daisy Wade Bridges from the Collection of Walter and Dorothy Auman H1983.190.20

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