Black on black Hand-coiled clay Pot2" h x 5" across. Beautiful black-on-black pottery bowl, signed on the base by renowned potter Blue Corn, winner of the 1981 Governors Award (New Mexicos highest honor given to an artist).This classic black on black San Ildefonso Blue Corn pot is in EXCELLENT condition, no chips or cracks. Blue Corn is a celebrated potter from the San Idefonso Pueblo near Albuquerque New Mexico. Much information on Blue Corn can be found in Gregory Schaff's Pueblo Indian Pottery: 750 Artist Biographies c. A short introduction from those pages is as follows: Blue Corn was born Crucita Calabaza at San Ildefonso Pueblo. With her grandmother's encouragement she started making pottery when she was only three. Her grandmother told her,'Your hands were made for pottery. Blue Corn made pots for over 70 years and is praised for her high quality. Blue corn expressed a very personal relationship with her pots. She wanted her pots to'like' her. She talked to her pots and wanted them to look like they also wanted to talk to her. Pottery making, she explained, inspired in her and her family a sense of'hope. In 1981, Blue Corn won the 8th Annual Governor's Award, New Mexico's highest artistic honor. Blue Corn was recognized as'one of the outstanding ceramic artists of our time. She is credited for the reintroduction of polychrome whiteware pottery.
Blue corn also conducted workshops at many Universities in the USA and Canada. The item "San Idefonso Pueblo Indian Pottery by Blue Corn 2 x 5 black on black Pot" is in sale since Wednesday, January 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Pottery". The seller is "nevada_mary" and is located in Henderson, Nevada.This item can be shipped to United States.