The piece has elaborate details with the owl and design etchings. 2.5" tall and 2.75" wide.
Combined with her famous "melon cut" style. Creates distinctive melon cut pottery. Sgraffito designs include serpents, hummingbirds, butterflies & owls. Comes from distinguished pottery family.Builds upon art of mother, acclaimed potter Vangie Tafoya. I will always be grateful to my mother, Vangie Tafoya. For teaching and encouraging me to create pottery. I hope that one day I will be just like her. As a child, Brenda Tafoya of Jemez Pueblo watched in awe as her mother, famed potter Vangie Tafoya, created delicate sgraffito vessels in the family home.
At 10 years old, she began creating her own simple bowls and since then has become an expert potter herself. She calls her distinctive style of work melon cut pottery and uses three different colors of slip to create brilliant patterns in her pieces. Her work comes to life with complex sgraffito designs that represent serpents, hummingbirds, butterflies and owls. Honoring her mothers work and her familys pottery legacy while also developing a style of her own, Tafoya is truly a cutting-edge and talented artist creating high-quality pottery. The item "NATIVE AMERICAN JEMEZ PUEBLO Brenda Tafoya Miniature REDWARE Seed POT with Owl" is in sale since Monday, October 26, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Pottery". The seller is "helloj007007" and is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States.