"Partridge in a Pear Tree" Plate
Dorothy C. Auman (American, 1925 - 1991)
Dorothy Cole Auman, an eighth-generation potter, and her husband Walter, also a potter with roots in the Seagrove tradition, began their collection with a great interest in preserving the rich history of North Carolina ceramics. Dorothys research, archeological excavations, and accumulation of pottery details the regions history from its eighteenth-century origins with German and English immigrant pottery, to the development of a functional ceramic industry in the nineteenth century, and the emergence of an art pottery tradition in the twentieth.
Place object was created: Seagrove, NC
Measurements: height: 1.375 inches width: 10 inchesGift of Daisy Wade Bridges 2005.48.3
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