Don't know why, but whenever I see small slipper pots, I want to comment "Ahhhh aren't they cute !"
|About the Artist||
(1912-1976) One of the best known Maricopa potters, Vesta Bread is referenced in the only book to date on Maricopa pottery.This book is titled Dirt For Making Things An Apprenticeship in Maricopa Pottery by Mary Fernald as told to Janet Stoeppelmann.
|Medium||Polished and painted pottery, paddle and anvil formed (iron oxide red slip with black mesquite sap paint)|
|Size||1 1/4" height X 2 7/8" length X 2" width|
|Signed||Each slipper is signed "Vesta Bread" on bottom|
|Condition||Excellent, aside from occasional mesquite sap fade along rims of slippers|