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1996

George K. Ellington (American, 1954 - present)

Kim Ellington was a studio potter when he met Burlon Craig and discovered traditional North Carolina pottery. Since 1987, he has been carrying on the Catawba Valley tradition that he learned from Craig, using local clay, mixing his own ash glazes, and firing his wares in a wood-fired groundhog kiln that he designed and built himself.

Place object was created: Vale, NC

stoneware, alkaline glaze

Measurements:    height: 15.5 inches    width: 11.125 inches

Gift of the Artist 1996.85.1 © Kim Ellington 1996

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH