Mystery of the eerie antique face jug solved

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My uncle was the original director of the Antique Road Show saw I saw the early episodes.

It sounded like a boring idea for a show, but then you realize it isn’t about pottery or pocket watches -- it’s about the story.

Is it trash or treasure? That is what people want to know.

It is impressive to see how appraisers analyze threading, etchings, brush strokes to see if an item is junk or a jackpot.

This story is even more unique. Take a look at the purple jug of ugly mugs.

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African? Mayan? The person who purchased it, saw something special. Little did he know, the conversation about this conversation piece was about to get more interesting.

How much would you have paid for this mysterious piece?

--WGN Anchor, Larry Potash