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Swirl-Glaze Trial Vase

1931

Charles B. Masten (American, 1872 - 1938)

Charles Maston, a dry cleaner and dyer from the Midwest, worked as a glaze master at the Auman Pottery during the summers. He had studied glazing techniques at a New York college in the 1920s. This vase shows the sophistication and skill that set his work apart from that which was produced at Jugtown or at other area potteries.

Place object was created: Seagrove, NC

stoneware

Measurements:    height: 5.5 inches    width: 5.875 inches

Gift of the Mint Museum Auxiliary and Daisy Wade Bridges from the Collection of Walter and Dorothy Auman H1983.190.786

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