Richard St. John and Lesli Diana Clay Mesa 17″ Native American Platter
Features beautiful Native American design in red, black, white with green accent
Measurements: 17″ long x 14″ wide x 2.5″ deep
Signed on Back: R. St. John / Cortez, CO / 2005
Condition: No cracks or chips. Has wire on back – ready to hang.
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Rick St John and Leslie Diane St John of Clay Mesa Art. Every piece of art made at Clay Mesa is hand-formed from slabs and coils. Rick rolls out a slab he then places in a slump form and pats into shape. He cuts the slab to an oval, circle or rounded square and places a groove along the edge. The clay is then slapped leaving the handprint of either Rick or Leslie. This has become a trademark of their work - while personalizing each piece, it serves as a transfer of energy from the artist to the art. Leslie then adds the rim by laying a coil of clay along the grooved edge, shaping it to a smooth finish with a natural sponge. They do the clay work together as a team. The work is allowed to dry and… Continue reading on artist page