He was taught all the fundamentals of hand coiling pottery using traditional methods from his family members. He gathers his clay and other natural pigments from within the Santo Domingo Pueblo.Then, he soaks the clay, cleans, sifts, mixes, hand coils, shapes, sands, paints, and fires his pottery, outdoors, using cottonwood bark. The colors he uses to paint his pottery with are basically derived from native plants also hand picked by Robert, which are boiled together to complete his masterpieces. A unique addition to any pottery or Native American art collection. 4 3/4 tall x 6 3/4?
Santo Domingo pueblo one of the largest of the Northern pueblos. Santo Domingo pottery can be distinguished by its buff colored clay, cream slip, and dark black geometric designs.The elastic clay at Santo Domingo lends itself to large forms such as storage jars, dough bowls, and large ollas. The designs are mainly geometric with particular attention to the negative spaces. Occasionally there will also be elaborate bird motifs and polychrome designs. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American: US\1935-Now\Pottery".
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