Two-Gallon Butter Crock
Jacob D. Craven (American, 1824 - 1895)
The Craven family is one of the most notable North Carolina potting dynasties, beginning with Peter Craven (circa 17121791), who moved to North Carolina around 1745. Fifth-generation Craven potter Jacob Dorris Craven was one of the most prolific potters in North Carolina, producing as much as 6,000 gallons of jugs, crocks, and pitchers a year.
Place object was created: Moore Co., NC
stoneware, salt glaze
Measurements: height: 11.50 inches width: 10.25 inchesGift of the Mint Museum Auxiliary and Daisy Wade Bridges from the Collection of Walter and Dorothy Auman H1922.214.171.124
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