James Franklin Seagle learned to throw pots from his father, Daniel Seagle, who was one of the earliest potters in the Catawba Valley. When his father died, James Franklin took over the family pottery, eventually expanding it into a thriving business that at times employed as many as ten people.
Place object was created: Vale, NC
stoneware, ash glaze
Measurements: height: 11.125 inches depth: 6.75 inchesGift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Yoder H1983.167.1
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