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circa 1938-1959

North State Pottery (Sanford, NC, 1924 - 1959)

North State Pottery was founded in 1924 by Rebecca Palmer Cooper (1886-1924), who was assisted in its operation by her husband, Henry (1886-1959). The Coopers were not potters and originally employed others to throw pots. The pottery made mostly art wares and produced especially fine glazes.

Place object was created: Sanford, NC


Measurements:    height: 3.75 inches    width: 6.00 inches    depth: 2.75 inches

Gift of Daisy Wade Bridges 2010.20.13

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH