PHYLLIS JOHNSON CERNA
(P.S. signature confirmed by her daughter Antoinette Avis Pinon)
Pottery Making Relatives:
Mother: Vesta Bread
Mother-in-law: Mabel Sunn
Daughter: Antoinette Avis Pinon
Sister: Lauretta Bread
Niece: Lauretta Bread II
Phyllis taught pottery classes in the mid-1990's at the Hoo-Hoogam-Ki Museum
With special thanks to Kevin Mathew Stevens & Beryl Stevens, thru personal communication directly with the family, the errors previously listed and obtained from the reference below have been corrected above.
The Desert Southwest Four Thousand Years of Life and Art
(Alan Hayes & Carol Hayes, 2006, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA)
Southwestern Pottery, Anasazi to ZuniAllan Hayes & John Blom, Northland Publishing, 1996
Dirt for Making Things, An apprenticeship in Maricopa Pottery
As told to Janet Stoeppelmann by Mary Fernald, Northland Publishing, 1995
1Y Hooded Owl Effigy signed Phyllis Johnson.
2N Phyllis Johnson Frog Effigy
Approximate Dimensions: 3 1/4" by 3"
3N Phyllis Johnson Seedjar with Turquoise
Approximate Dimensions: 4" by 2 3/4"
4N Polychrome Bowl signed Phyllis Johnson
5N Very large Human Effigy Vessel signed Phyllis Johnson
Approximate Dimensions: 15 1/4" by 8 3/4"
6N Maricopa Black-on-Red Jarl signed PJ
Approximate Dimensions: 3 " by 3 1/4 "
7N Maricopa Black-on-Red Bowl by Phyllis Johnson
Approximate Dimensions: 6 1/4" by 3 1/2"
8N Maricopa Black-on-Red Vase by Phyllis Johnson
Approximate Dimensions: 6" by 3 5/8"
9N Maricopa Black-on-Red Wedding Vase by Phyllis Johnson
Approximate Dimensions: 11" by 7 1/2"
10N Maricopa Black-on-Red Miniature by Phyllis Johnson
Approximate Dimensions: 2" by 1 1/2"
11N Maricopa Black-on-Red Wedding Vase Signed P.S. for Phyllis Johnson Cerna
12N Maricopa Black-on-Red Seedjar
Approximate Dimensions: 3 1/2" by 2"
13N Maricopa Black-on-Red Tall Necked Vase
Not signed, but attributed to be by Phyllis Johnson Cerna by the family.
Approximate Dimensions: 8 1/2" by 5 3/8"
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