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Covered Jar

1996

Benjamin W. Owen lll (, 1968 - present)

Ben Owen III learned to turn pots from his grandfather, Ben Owen, Sr., who was the first “master potter” of Jugtown Pottery in Seagrove. He also studied ceramics at East Carolina University, and in Tokoname, Japan. He now operates Ben Owen Pottery on the site where his grandfather’s Old Plank Road Pottery once stood, just outside Seagrove.

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Ben Owen III learned to turn pots from his grandfather, Ben Owen, Sr. He also studied ceramics at Eastern Carolina University and in Tokoname, Japan. He now operates Ben Owen Pottery on the site where his grandfather's Old Plank Road Pottery once stood just outside Seagrove.

Place object was created: Seagrove, NC

stoneware

Measurements:    height: 10.875 inches    width: 6.625 inches

Gift of the Artist 1996.87A-B

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