Hand coiled Large Olla with Fertility designs painted around it by award winning Acoma potter Franklin Peters!! It has 3 medallions representing a woman's womb, with rain patterns, raindrops, Eagle Tails, Thunderbirds and Clouds! The walls are very thin. The painting and precision is amazing! It also has a spirit break at the rim! This would make a great centerpiece for any collection! A stunning piece!
Acoma Pueblo Native American Indian Pottery Kokopelli Jar
Hand coiled Jar with Geometric designs by Melissa C. Antonio of Acoma Pueblo. It has a band of alternating Kokopelli's and Butterflies. It has a scalloped rim as well! The painting on this jar is almost unbelievable. The fact that this is done by hand and the precision is truly amazing! Melissa paints with a yucca brush and all of her pottery is painted with all natural materials made from minerals and plants. Melissa is the daughter in law of Mildred Antonio and the daughter of Gilbert & Lillie Antonio. Please note that Melissa does both slip cast pottery and hand coiled. We only carry her hand coiled pieces which are more expensive due to the additional work involved.
Cochiti - Kewa Pueblo Native American Indian Pottery Jar
Op Art Jar from noted Cochiti - Kewa potters Lisa Holt & Harlan Reano! This is an incredible piece! It has swirl & geometric designs! Harlan uses all natural pigments for his paints (Red rock clay for red, White slip which can turn beige or grey depending on the firing conditions, and wild spinach for black) They fire all of their pottery outdoors the traditional way. A true collector's item! Lisa is the niece of noted potter Virgil Ortiz, Joyce Ortiz and Janice Ortiz. She is the daughter of Inez Ortiz(d).
Traditional Hopi hand coiled bowl by award winning artist Lydia Mahle. It has traditional designs including bird, rain, clouds and water waves painted around the perimeter and a very nice orange blush color! The walls of Lydia's pottery are very thin which is the sign of an excellent potter. The symmetry is excellent! Lydia is the sister in law of Gloria Mahle. She was taught by her mother the late Stella Huma. She uses all natural vegetal and mineral paints and fires her pottery outdoors the traditional way. This is signed on the bottom with Lydia's hallmark Parrot symbol underneath her her name. She is Parrot Clan.
Jemez Pueblo American Indian Pottery Warrior Horse Plate Turquoise
Large Blackware bowl with an Avanyu (Water Serpent) carved around the perimeter and a stone polished finish! The shape on this is really cool, with very precise carving and a stunning stone polished finish. The symmetry is perfect! This piece is much larger in person when you see it. Museum quality piece from 5th generation and award winning potter Jason Ebelacker. Jason is the son of Richard Ebelacker and Grandson of Margaret Tafoya!