Brian’s forte is fine-line painting, a traditional signature of Acoma pottery. The fine lines represent rain, that supreme blessing of desert farmers. Here, the segments are combines with a complex of other motifs: Stepped rain patterns, bear paws, signifying protection and strength; star shapes, and checkered designs showing the four geographic directions. Above all this, a graphic border of scallops includes a pair of tadpoles in each one.The rim is painted in a red clay slip, which harmonizes with the red clay accents below, as well as the slightly pinkish hue of the background.
Natural Handmade Clay and Pigments
3 1/2″ D x 3″ H Width: 3 1/2″ Height: 3″ Depth: 3 1/2″