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: Randolph County, NC
stoneware, salt glaze
Measurements: height: 6 inches depth: 16 inchesGift of the Mint Museum Auxiliary and Daisy Wade Bridges from the Collection of Walter and Dorothy Auman H1983.190.208
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