This large olla pot has been beautifully crafted by well-known Santo Domingo artist Thomas Tenorio. The pot measures 14" tall by 11" across. (The cirumference is 36.5).
The pot is signed, Thomas Tenorio Kewa Santo Domingo Pueblo N. This pot is in great vintage condition. Thomas Tenorio, a full blooded Native American Indian, was given the Indian name of "U-Nah-Thee-Wah" when he was born into the Pueblo of Santo Domingo in 1963. Thomas felt that the ancient traditional methods of pottery making was dying within his Pueblo, so he was inspired to try and resurrect this long lived legacy.
He gathers all of his natural pigments from within the Santo Domingo Pueblo. He cleans, hand mixes, hand coils, shapes, and fires his pottery outdoors, the traditional way.Thomas has invented his own unique contemporary style. We guarantee all of our Native American Indian items to be AUTHENTIC American Indian traditional arts. To see more vintage Native American jewelry. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American: US\1935-Now\Pottery". The seller is "gwhitetrading" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.