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The traditional potters of Seagrove, North Carolina

Robert C. Lock

The traditional potters of Seagrove, North Carolina

and surrounding areas from the 1800s to the present

by Robert C. Lock

  • 295 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Antiques & Collectibles Press in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina,
  • Seagrove Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Pottery, American -- North Carolina -- Seagrove Region.,
    • Pottery -- North Carolina -- Seagrove Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 219) and index.

      Statementby Robert C. Lock with Yvonne Hancock Teague, Archie Teague & Kit Vanderwal.
      ContributionsTeague, Yvonne Hancock., Teague, Archie., Vanderwal, Kit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK4027.S42 L63 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1127729M
      ISBN 10096412470X
      LC Control Number94071344
      OCLC/WorldCa30605267


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Traditional Pottery in North Carolina. Mostly made up of black-and-white pictures with captions, the book also summarizes the history of North Carolina pottery. Lock, Robert C. The Traditional Potters of Seagrove, North Carolina, and Surrounding Areas from the s to the Present.

This is a beautiful book, with many color photographs. Experience a year old tradition as potters create a lasting heritage.

You’re invited to visit Seagrove potters in their workshops and studios. It’s a continuous pottery show days a year. Nestled in the countryside of North Carolina you will find the largest concentration of working. The traditional potters of Seagrove, North Carolina: and surrounding areas from the s to the present.

"For over a The traditional potters of Seagrove, the small town of Seagrove, North Carolina, has been a hotbed of traditional ceramics production. Now, Charlotte Brown, the director of the Gallery of Art and Design at North Carolina State University, presents the fascinating stories of The traditional potters of Seagrove of Seagrove's best-known potters"--Publisher's description.

It showcases the work of many The traditional potters of Seagrove potters and has both permanent and rotating exhibitions.

Browse the gift shop and pick up a map of local potters. Admission is $2. Visitors can walk from there to several downtown galleries that sell local pottery, including the Museum of North Carolina Traditional Pottery and the Co-op of Seagrove Potters.

The North Carolina Pottery Center is beautifully designed museum housing a collection of pottery from all over the state, which represents many traditions and eras, from pre-historic Native American vessels to the work of today’s best potters.

Fine rotating The traditional potters of Seagrove in the main hall focus on specific potters and traditions in North Carolina. Get this from a library. The remarkable potters of Seagrove: the folk pottery of a legendary North Carolina The traditional potters of Seagrove.

[Charlotte Vestal Brown] -- "For over a century, the North Carolina book town of Seagrove, North Carolina, has been a hotbed of traditional ceramics production. Now, Charlotte Brown, the director of the Gallery of Art and Design at North. Welcome to the Museum of North Carolina Traditional Pottery.

East Main Street Seagrove, NC Born inson of Vernon and Pam Owens, North Carolina book began making pots at age 2. He is known for making traditional wares like those of his great grandparents, J.H.

and Martha Scott Owen as well as early Jugtown shapes, chickens and pigs. Travis has led workshops at the North Carolina Museum of History and the McKissick Museum, and demonstrated at Location: Jugtown Road Seagrove, NC, United States.

Welcome to our Directory of Potters. As our mission focuses on North Carolina pottery, only North Carolina potters and ceramic artists who have chosen to submit a listing are listed in our directory.

We hope this directory helps you along the way on your North Carolina pottery adventure. Instructions for Submitting A Listing. Advanced Search. Come out to see us on your Spring Pottery Tour.

From Seagrove you will have a beautiful scenic drive though our country side to Farmer North Carolina to our pottery and show will be a wide variety of pots available for purchase.

Ask us at any time to demonstrate our turning skills. However, potters are experimenters by definition, so it’s best to bring an open mind into each studio. North Carolina pottery is both a constantly evolving and highly varied organism. It includes traditional jugs with human features, which gave the name “Jugtown” to the area, a tremendous variety of functional items, and artistic works.

Daniel learned the craft from legendary North Carolina potters Nell Cole Graves (–) and Mark Hewitt. Further study in England with Clive Bowen and Svend Bayer and in Pon Bok, Thailand, with factory production potters furthered his vision and skills.

Johnston is represented by Peters Projects in Santa Fe and The Mahler in Raleigh. The Hardcover of the The Remarkable Potters of Seagrove: The Folk Pottery of a Legendary North Carolina Community by Charlotte V.

Brown at Barnes & This is the worst book ever written on North Carolina pottery, or Southern pottery generally. THIS BOOK SHOULD HAVE A WARNING LABEL!1/5(1).

The Seagrove area was designated the official state birthplace of North Carolina traditional pottery in - celebrated at the annual Seagrove Pottery Festival.

The Seagrove area has been a center for potters and pottery-making for over years. First stated edition. "The Traditional Potters of Seagrove, North Carolina: and Surrounding Areas from the s to the Present" by Robert C. Lock with Yvonne Hancock Teague, Archie Teague & Kit Vanderwal.

H ardback first edition with dust jacket that covers the history of pottery in North Carolina, especially the mecca of pottery in Seagrove, NC. Folkways. The Potters at Seagrove Part 2. Season Episode | 27m 2s In North Carolina and across the nation, Seagrove, NC equals pottery. If you have older Southern pottery, some of it might be from the Seagrove community.

Older pieces are little parts of our history. Next month I will continue a discussion of North Carolina pottery. Some of the factual information for this article is taken from a book I recommend: The Traditional Potters of Seagrove, North Carolina, by Robert C. Turners and Burners: The Folk Potters of North Carolina, by Charles G.

(Terry) Zug III was the first book to chronicle these pottery traditions, with close attention to distinct regional and temporal patterns and the major families involved. It explores in detail the traditional technologies used, from the foot-powered treadle wheel to the wood.

Lock, Robert C. The Traditional Potters of Seagrove, North Carolina, and Surrounding Areas from the s to the Present. Greensboro: Antiques & Collectibles Press, (NC L81) This is a beautiful book, with many color photographs.

It tells about materials and technologies and then discusses the most famous potter families. It is a nice example of North Carolina Southern folk art pottery most likely turned by Dorothy Cole Auman () in the 's or 's.

Lock notes in his book, "The Traditional Potters of Seagrove, North Carolina" that the Coles along with the Cravens, are the oldest potting families in. Doyenne of Seagrove potters is Nell Cole Graves, who inherited J.B.

Cole Pottery from her father, Jason Cole. Graves' family is one of a handful who came to Seagrove from Staffordshire, England. Welcome to Ben Owen Pottery.

Ben Owen III is a potter from Seagrove, North Carolina. His forefathers came to NC from England as early as the late s to ply their craft and furnish storage jars and other utilitarian wares to early settlers. Like his grandfather, Ben III’s pottery reflects a foundation in traditional designs alongside Asian.

Seagrove, which is located in Randolph County, North Carolina, is famous for it’s pottery that dates back to the 18th century and before the American Revolution.

This part of North Carolina has near perfect clay for pottery that is also famous for the red hue that has been nicknamed “Seagrove red”.