This vase is 8 inches tall and 6-1/4 inches wide. It has a green turquoise stone on both sides of the pot. It has hummingbirds all around the middle of the pot. The pot is in a rainbow of colors, green, yellow, purple, gold and blue with green around the bottom of the pot. These collectible pieces are not water proof and are not made to hold liquids.
Etching, stone and colors will vary on these pots to create a one of a kind piece. Native American Pottery by Hilda Whitegoat, Navajo. Hilda Whitegoat was born in 1967 in the Navajo Nation. Hilda was inspired to continue the long lived tradition of working with art by observing her sister, Susie Charlie, work on her pottery.
Susie, who is credited with pioneering the popular Navajo etched pottery, share the techniques of constructing the popular art form with Hilda. Hilda Paints on ceramic pottery and uses a sharp blade to hand etch the pottery. She paints and etches on all sizes of ceramic ware available to her. She signs her pottery: Hilda Whitegoat, Navajo.
The Wedding Vase is an ancient vessel still used in traditional Pueblo wedding ceremonies. One spout of the vessel represents the husband and the other the wife.
The looped handle represents the unity achieved with marriage. The space created within the loop represents the circle of life. In the traditional ceremony, the couple drink nectar (prepared by the medicine man) from the spouts to represent the blending their lives. The pot is a reflection of the ancient rite.
If purchasing multiple items please request an invoice for the total amount due. Once the package reaches the post office, we no longer have any control over the time it takes them to actually deliver the package to your door. The item "Native American Pottery by Hilda Whitegoat Hand Etched Hummingbird Wedding Vase" is in sale since Friday, November 11, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Pottery".
The seller is "deewalt52" and is located in Azle, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.