Patricio, Doris – Wedding Vase with Acoma Birds and Twisted Handle (2000s)
3.75"w x 5"h
Doris Patricio was the matriarch of a family of exceptional potters, including Robert Patrico. Each piece is coil-built and painted with bee-weed (black) and clay slips. This wedding vase has a classic shape with a round body and a twisted handle. The handle is slipped red. The body of the vase is polished white and has a classic Acoma eagle on each side. They are highlighted with a red clay slip. It is signed “D. Patricio”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.
Doris Patricio was married to Patrick Patricio. She was the mother of noted potter Robert Patricio. Her pottery was coil built using traditional clay, materials, and designs. Her pieces are signed, "D. Patricio".