Specializing in Native American Indian Pottery of the Southwest. Historic Indian Pueblo Pottery of Hopi, San Idefonso, Santa Clara, Zuni, Zia, Santo Domingo, Cochiti, Tesuque, Jemez, Acoma, Laguna and San Juan Pueblos. Including works by Maria Martinez, Margaret Tafoya, Old Lady Nampeyo, Fannie Nampeyo, Teresita Naranjo, Lucy Lewis, Helen Condero, Helen Shupla, Nancy Youngblood, Nathan Youngblood, Tammy Garcia, Russell Sanchez, Frog Wonam, and Feather Women.
Helen Shupla Melon Bowl.
Melon bowls are the classic shape Helen Shupula was known for. Her pueblo pottery was featured on the cover of "Talking with Clay" by Steven Trimble
Old Lady Nampeyo c.1910.
Nampeyo's elegant potttery shapes and modern pottery designs were very collectable at the turn of the century as they are today. A great Nampeyo pottery jar can bring over a hundred thousand dollars in todays market. Her pueblo pottery pieces are almost never signed thus authenticity is a must. Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery of Santa Fe and Tucson is considered to be one of the Nampeyo Pueblo Pottery experts.
Zuni Frog jar c.1900.
This Zuni pottery jar has lovely applied frogs surronding the rim which are still intact, which is rare. Also masterfully painted butterfly motifs bisect the frog effigies. The frogs represent fertility and water which goes hand in hand in the pueblo indians world.
Acoma four color Parrot pot c.1890-1900.
This fifteen inch pottery jar is a masterpiece in design and shape. The four color pieces with parrots are the most sought after pieces. With one large example recently selling for $350,000 at auction. These elegant jars were used for carring water. Edward Curtis captured their use in his famous image of the "Old Well at Acoma"
Medicine Man Gallery a leader in the field of Native American Pueblo Pottery has specialized in this field for over twenty years. Dr. Mark Sublette and authority on Pueblo Pottery if you are interested in J. Mark Sublette selling your pueblo pottery please contact us for a free evaluation, firstname.lastname@example.org
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