Permanent Collection 2012.01.39
Born and raised in the Catawba Valley. Boyd Robert Hilton, continues his family's tradition of pottery making. The Hilton pottery legacy began in 1865 when John Wesley Hilton returned from the Civil War and took up the craft. Hilton's style includes blues that start at the edge of his work and slowly blends into the glaze. B.R. is the son of the celebrated potter Boyd Hilton.