Lewis-Garcia, Diane – Seedpot with Mimbres Lizards
Diane Lewis is known for her tightly painted miniature pottery. This is one of her very intricately painted seedpots. The top is painted with intricate Mimbres inspired lizards on one half of the piece. The opposite half has another lizard surrounded by classic Acoma designs. Note the very finely painted lines on the top of this seedpot. All the colors are from natural clay slips. The thin lines are very time consuming to paint! The lizards are inspired by the Mimbres pottery of the 1100’s. It is an exciting modern interpretation of classic Acoma imagery. It is signed on the bottom, “D. Lewis”.