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circa 1940

Enoch W. Reinhardt (American, 1903 - 1978)

Enoch Reinhardt and his brother Harvey opened their pottery about 1932 near Vale. They made utilitarian wares as well as objects for the tourist trade. Enoch specialized in making swirlware, in which two colors of clay are turned together on the potter’s wheel to create a swirled effect.

Place object was created: Vale, NC

stoneware, swirlware

Measurements:    height: 9.875 inches    width: 7.75 inches    depth: 7 inches

Gift of the Mint Museum Auxiliary and Daisy Wade Bridges from the Collection of Walter and Dorothy Auman H1983.190.540

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