Saturday, April 7, 2012

Nine Lizards on Pot Guard

Acoma Pueblo Lizard Motif Seed Pot by Nadine Mansfield
The elegant beauty of this Acoma pottery pot is so seductive to behold that the average viewer will think little of its utilitarian applications, but the guard role of these nine carnivorous lizards will not be lost on the naturalist.  Nadine Mansfield is a traditional Acoma potter specializing in lizard seed pots as well as black on white and polychrome ollas.  Here you can catch a video minute glimpse of her at work.