Native American Carved Pottery Jar by Dolly Naranjo Santa Clara Pueblo New Mexico. Finely crafted pottery jar by well-known contemporary Santa Clara Pueblo potter, Dolly Naranjo. Signed on the bottom by the artist, incised into the clay. Beautiful hand-coiled and asymmetrically-shaped, thinly potted clay body decorated with intricate dimensional carvings of feathers and lizards. The jar is nicely burnished - polished from the rim, extending downward into an unpolished body.
The underside has many sculpted lizards on a carved textured background. Dolly Naranjo is the daughter of Rose Naranjo (1915 - 2004) who taught her to make pottery. Dolly Naranjos ceramic jars have won many awards and are in many important private and museum collections. SIZE: Height - 5" / Diameter - 6.25". WEIGHT - 1 pound, 5 ounces.
CONDITION: Good condition, as shown in the photos and with the following noted: No damage or restoration noted. The white specks in the photos are particles in the clay, not damage.
Light overall wear, especially to the bottom, as shown. This piece will be a quality addition to any collection of Native American Art and will display beautifully in any Ethnographic, Western, Tribal, Santa Fe - Taos Style, or Arts and Crafts decor. Look carefully at all the photos to view the details and condition of the piece. This object comes from a smoke-free, pet-free environment. Auctiva's FREE Scrolling Gallery will enhance your listings.
The item "DOLLY NARANJO SANTA CLARA PUEBLO POTTERY JAR NATIVE AMERICAN NEW MEXICO" is in sale since Tuesday, January 05, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "antiques-art" and is located in Ben Lomond, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.