Russell has been working on a remarkable group of miniatures for us. Phenomenal – all under 3” high, most of them under 2”! Each one is more stunning than the next. There is so much time-consuming work that goes into these pieces – it is hard to even understand how some of these pieces can even be polished!

This is a mini bear lidded cannister. Hand coiled, and traditionally fired outdoors, you can see the extraordinary amount of details that were designed here. Russell has incised mountains, plants, clouds, and rain. Superfine turquoise heishi is embedded and borders those designs. There is even a black mica band on top and below the Heishi. The lid is a sculpted bear with dots on the border of the perfect fitting lid. This is a remarkable example of Russell’s work.

2 ¾” high by 1 5/8” wide

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