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Three Mata Ortiz style pottery jars. One polychrome pottery jar with wide shoulders and decorated with two bands of a wave pattern. Bears the signature of Stella Tafoya. Polychrome seed jar decorated with geometric elements along the wide shoulder. The base bears the signature of Elva Nampeyo. Polychrome jar with insect motifs and geometric designs. Bears the signature of Rosa Lopez Nampeyo. Provenance: Collection of Judith Balderson, MN.
Dimensions: Tafoya; Height: 7 in. x Diameter: 11 3/4 in. Polacca; Height: 5 1/4 in. x Diameter: 12 in. Nampeyo; Height: 6 in. x Diameter: 13 in. Lopez; Height: 8 1/2 in. x Diameter: 10 in.
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Generally Good Condition, inconsistent slip, glaze and paint along the bottom. Signatures likely added after fired and not by the said artists. Areas of scattered paint loss and surface wear.

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3 Polychrome Pottery Jars

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 23, 2018
550 Vandalia Street
Suite 304
St. Paul, MN 55114
United States
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