Two large red and black polished jars by Santa Clara potter Margaret Tafoya. Each with bear paw impressions marking the four directions. Signed ‘Margaret" on each base. Both vases have been drilled on the bottom for lamp use. Excellent condition.
each 13-1/4" tall x 10" wide
$ 9,000.00 each jar
Hand coiled Zuni Pottery Owl. Decorated with dark brown plant pigment over a white clay slip. Pre signature period but likely made by Nellie Bica Repair to left ear.
6" tall x 6-1/2" wide
A long necked jar by San Ildefonso potter Rose Gonzales. A cloud design surrounds the neck and an avanyu circles the midsection of the vase. First Prize winner Gallup Inter-Tribal Ceremonial 1965. Excellent condition.
12" tall x 8" wide
A rainbow band undulating about the body separates three registers of parrots and other bird figures, all shown with flowering plants.
ex: Dwight Lanmon collection
10 ' high by 11 ' wide
Acoma Pueblo Polychrome Water Jar dating to the period of 1890-1910. This water jar shows skilled construction and decorative technique. Excellent condition.
10 1/2" wide, 11" high
Created by Maximiliana (Anna) Montoya Martinez (1885- 1955), sister of Maria Martinez. This is a very fine classic San Ildefonso jar with concave base and flaring shoulder. Very nicely painted top portion in a floral design, painted by Anna's husband, Crescencio Montoya (1879- 1918). Old museum collection number on base.
9" high, 11 1/2" diameter