We've always been fond of folk art & hand made pieces. This form, the memory piece, has been a popular craft -since Victorian times. Often made with a late family member's jewelry - the memory jug is a window into the life of a person.
Measures 8" tall & 8" across. Looks like a crock cookie jar or bean-pot marked USA was used as a base for this awesome piece of vintage Americana.
We moved to SE Minnesota to be closer to the source of our Antique business. As a bonus we are located in the center of the largest Amish community west of the Mississippi river. The Amish are our friends, neighbors & business partners. The bucolic lifestyle they lead, is an inspiration to us & our antique business. Through our Amish tours- we can open a window into how life was here in SE Minnesota before cars & electricity were the norm.