Natseway, Thomas – Mini Canteen with Mimbres Figures and Lid
Thomas Natseway is one of the most renowned miniaturists in Pueblo pottery. Rarely does he make a piece that is over 1″ tall or wide! This miniature is wonderfully complex in design and style. The piece is a canteen shape, or flat-sided. It is painted on both sides. One side has a warrior with a shield and arrows. The other has a woman with a basket on her back and above her is Coyote, the trickster, surprising her! The lid is also oval and it is fully painted. It is amazing for the size! It is signed on the bottom, “Thomas Nasteway”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.