Holy Bible


Front: Incised into slip: “Holy. / Bible / made / By / [script:] A. Gutierrez” / [Masonic symbol]. Slip glazed surface.
Back: Incised into slip: “PRESENTE / Mrs. [script:] B. Riley / 9—26—11 / [SA]SPAMCO, TEX”. Slip glazed surface.
Spine: Blank, slip glazed surface.

1. Saspamco, Texas was known for its indigenous red clay and its sewer pipe manufacturing plant.
2. Coved fore edge; recessed but flat top and bottom edges.
3. Book appears to be slightly warped.

  • Date1911
  • MediumClay, slip glazed
  • Dimensions (inches)3 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 3/4