Dominquita is the younger sister of Rosita de Herrara. Both sisters were taught to make pottery the San Juan way by their mother, Tomasita Montaya, one of the eight women who restarted the San Juan pottery tradition in the 1930's.Tomasita was especially known for her incised red ware jars, bowls, and vases. Is a unique and distinctive piece by any standard. A one-of-a-kind vase, it reflects simple beauty and balance. The incised geometric lines achieve an uncomplicated piece that is visually pleasing to the eye.
Very good condition and very heavy with no visible cracks or chips. It measures over 8 wide and sits about 7 1/4 tall. Signed Domenguita Naranjo by the artist.
It is a very heavy pot weighing more than four pounds. Note: San Juan de los Caballeros, as it was christened by the Spaniards, or San Juan Pueblo has become Ohkay Owingeh (pronounced O-keh o-WEENG-eh) which translates to Place of the Strong People.
San Juan Pueblo is no more. The pueblo's tribal council restored the community's traditional name in September 2005. Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson instructed all state agencies to refer to the pueblo by its new name. The new name is the traditional name for the village, used before the Spanish arrived 400 years ago. Their Feast Day is June 23-24th honoring their patron St.We have a fairly large collection of NA artwork, mostly pottery. We have collected for more that thirty years. It is now time to reduce our collection. The item "Dominguita Sisneros Naranjo San Juan 8 1/4 by 7 1/4 Native American" is in sale since Saturday, November 27, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Pottery". The seller is "289cobra" and is located in Kansas City, Missouri. This item can be shipped to United States.