This Web site was established in October, 2008, to boost awareness of Daniel Seagle (1805-1867), the first master potter of the Catawba Valley in the Backcountry of North Carolina. The purposes of the site are:
As it comes available, new information about the Seagles will be posted on the site.
--Photo Credit (top left): Daniel Seagle storage jar courtesy of Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales Ltd., Hillsborough, N.C.
You can find Seagle School pottery exhibited at the following locations in North Carolina:
"Apparently, (the Seagle School potters) were obsessive, absolute perfectionists. They had to turn bold, well-trimmed forms with neatly-balanced rims and handles and rich,
even, flowing glazes."
--Dr. Charles G. "Terry" Zug III, author, Turners & Burners: The Folk Potters of North Carolina