Natseway, Charmae – Lidded Triangular Box with Butterflies
Charmae Natseway is known for her exceptional painted pottery and the use of distinctive forms. This wonderful seedpot has flat sides and a triangular shape. Each side is painted with a very detailed butterfly. Each butterfly is accented with various clay slips for coloration. The top and bottom have triangular designs and the lid is also triangular in shape. The lid fits perfectly into the top of the piece. All the various colors are from natural clay slips. The piece is signed on the bottom, “Charmae Natseway”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair. It is a striking balance of traditional and historic imagery on a very modern form.