H x 4" W
Lyda M. Toya was born in 1954
and has been making pottery since 1984. She specializes in Storytellers,
Nativity sets, Vases & Wedding Vases. She digs her clay from
the Jemez Reservation, uses natural slips and fires her pottery
outdoors. These are made by the coil and sculpted method. The
clay is rolled into ropes and then laid on top of one another
to form the desired shape.
She was taught by her mother
Estella Toya. She is the sister of Dolores & Lucy Toya. She
is the mother of Dorell Toya. She makes pottery full time to
support her family.
This was made by, "Lyda
Toya" and signed on the bottom.