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Teapot

Teapot

Vernon Owens
Teapot, c.1970
Ceramic
Permanent Collection 2012.01.44

Vernon Owens is the son of ML Owens and grew up in his father's shop, learning how to throw pottery. In 1960 he was hired to be the thrower for Jugtown pottery by John Mare. Mare encouraged Owens to develop his own form. When Mare passed away suddenly Owens leased the property to keep the shop going. In 1968 Jugtown was purchased by County Roads Inc​