This is an original piece of pottery crafted by the exquisite artist, Frederica V. The piece is 6.5 inches tall. There are no scratches or damage to this piece. Perfect condition and an absolutely stunning addition to your collection.
Frederica Antonio is a Native American Indian Pottery artist who was born into the Pueblo of Acoma in 1968. At age 17, she was inspired to build pottery, and learned from her now mother-in-law, Mildred Antonio (also an excellent pottery artist & painter). Frederica Antonio is known very well-built hand-coiled thin-walled pottery with EXCEEDINGLY complicated & intricate painted designs. This Acoma Pueblo pottery artists work has such a high level of refinement that she has been recognized with awards for her pottery art at every major show.
Antonios painted geometric pottery designs are so intricate, that they lead to numerous How is that possible?? Questions every day in our gallery!!The clays used in her pottery are all hand-gathered in the hills at Acoma Pueblo by Frederica and her family. The paints Antonio uses are also entirely made from natural materials, which she gathers with her husband. Frederica Antonios current pottery work is especially significant, considering her comeback from a serious physical issue. During 2005 and 2006, the potter was experiencing vision problems. Frederica later went to a doctor, and it was revealed that she had a brain tumor that was blocking her optic nerve. Following surgery to remove the tumor, Frederica Antonio started painting her exceptionally beautiful pottery again.
She is grateful to have her vision, and she is happy to be creating and painting her AMAZING Acoma Pueblo Pottery. Antonio Acoma Pottery Original Native American Art" is in sale since Sunday, July 30, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Pottery". The seller is "tannersierra" and is located in New Market, Maryland.
This item can be shipped to United States.