Welcome to Estate Auctions Inc! We work with consignors from coast-to-coast and around the world, working hard to make sure we provide top quality items. We are'Your Quality Zone' - search'YQZ' to see our other listings. LLC and can only be used with the express written permission of Estate Auctions, Inc. Bertha Gachupin SIGNED Jemez Pueblo Native American Indian Corn Pottery Vase.Hand Painted Stalk of Corn Pattern & Ribbed Sides! Thunder Flower, was born into the Jemez Pueblo in 1954. She is a full blooded Native American Indian, member of the Zia and Corn Clan. Bertha was inspired to learn the art of making pottery by her Grandmother, Persingula Gachupin. She was also inspired artistically and economically to continue the family tradition of hand coiling pottery.
Bertha specializes in handmade corn stalk pottery. She has continued to use only traditional methods to make her pottery and has mastered the hand coiling, stone polish, and traditional firing needed to perfect her pottery. Berthas unique style is to use a buff or red slip on the pottery , then applies melon swirls that are carved into the her pottery. She then accents the finished product with corn painted designs to denote her clan origin.
The pottery is then hand polished after firing. Keep scrolling there are 15 pictures and. More description beneath the photos below! Bertha signs her pottery as: Bertha Gachupin, Jemez, followed by a corn symbol, just like you see on the bottom of our vase! 7-5/8" tall by 6", hand painted with a corn stalk along both sides, ribbed between the two panels, there is little wear to the vase, some paint loss around the rim and a few scuffs along the sides.
So be sure to scroll through our many photos to capture every detail! The perfect addition to your Pueblo pottery collection! All the information of Gachupin was found on the pueblodirect website GREAT SITE! In a 12 x 10 x 10 box.
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The item "Bertha Gachupin SIGNED Jemez Pueblo Native American Indian Corn Pottery Vase yqz" is in sale since Thursday, February 09, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Pottery". The seller is "estateauctionsinc" and is located in Seaford, Delaware.This item can be shipped worldwide.