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  1. Clementine Hunter Saturday Night at the Honky Tonk Oval Platter

    by Clementine Hunter 12"x17"x1.5" Saturday night was a popular time at the Friendly Place, a Honky Tonk on Cane River. In this scene, Clementine Hunter shows the party has moved outside. The popular pastime on Cane River was meeting up at the Friendly Place, a popular local bar easily recognized by the window fan in the front.

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    $179.00
  2. Clementine Hunter Rocking the Baby Whilte Grandma Knits Platter

    by Clementine Hunter 12"x12"x1" Clementine Hunter depicts the branie which was a homemade cradle hanging from a tree limb that allowed the baby to be safe away from animals and insects on the ground.

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    $139.00
  3. Clementine Hunter Playing Cards Rectangular Platter

    by Clementine Hunter Rectangular Ceramic Platter 10.5"x16"x1" Clementine Hunter captures socializing with a card game under the shade trees in this scene from her life on Cane River.

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    $169.00
  4. Clementine Hunter Pickin' and Weighin' Cotton Rectangular Platter

    by Clementine Hunter 12"x18"x2" Weighing cotton in the fields determined how much each worker earned from their picking.

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    $179.00
  5. Clementine Hunter Baptism on the Cane River Platter

    by Clementine Hunter 16" x 16" x 2.5" Clementine Hunter captures the ritual of baptizing new church members in the Cane River. Here Clementine Hunter depicts the local Catholic Church in the background with the Baptist tradition of immersion. This was always a joyous time for young and old. Baptizing in the Cane River is a community tradition in Natchitoches, Louisiana. This event is typical of the paintings Clementine did documenting life on a rural plantation in central Louisiana in the first half of the twentieth century. Each ceramic is hand-painted and no two are exactly alike. Each piece has its own distinctive shape whose textured surface allows you to feel the passion in her work.

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    $179.00

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