Lewis, Emma – Plate with Mimbres Bird (1960s)

4.5" diameter

$ 200.00

Emma Lewis was a daughter of noted potter Lucy M. Lewis.  This is one of her classic plates.  It is painted with a Mimbres-inspired bird in the center using bee-weed (a plant).  It was traditionally fired, creating the color variations on the surface.  It is signed on the back, “Emma Lewis”.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.