Posted 6 years ago
Beautiful 6 inch Vase of striking Colors. Marked on the bottom. She is in the Canadian Achieves.
•A Dictionary of Canadian Artists
PRATT, Elva (Mrs. O.F. Pratt)
A potter and ceramist from Abottsford, B.C., she has been active since 1965 when she entered classes of Mrs. Herm Baker. She has produced a wide variety of items including plates, planters, figures, vases, dinner sets and other items. Her prizes include: 2nd Prize, Central Fraser Valley Agricultural Association Fair (1966); three 1st Prizes at the Aldergrove Fall Fair (1966); four 1st Prizes, two 2nd Prizes, and one 3rd Prize in the Abbotsford Fair (1967). Her main market is in Squamish, B.C. She is represented in private collections in British Columbia and also in Ontario, Manitoba and the United States.
Abbotsford, Sumas & Matsqui News, Abbotsford, B.C., Feb. I, 1967 "Talented potter hand models clay pieces" (article and large photo of Mrs. Pratt)
*Colin S. MacDonald
A Dictionary of Canadian Artists, volumes 1-8 by Colin S. MacDonald, and volume 9 (online only), by Anne Newlands and Judith Parker
National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada
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