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POTTERY & STORYTELLERS
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Standing 5.5 inches high and measuring 8.5 inches across, this interesting bowl with a mica-flecked slip was made by Monte White, A Navajo artist living at Hopi. He calls it his Six Direction Mountain Offering bowl. $120.

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A great vessel by Susan Folwell. This one kind of sneaks up on you...a polished redware with a surprise of butterflies inside. $550. It measures 6.5 by 2.75 inches.

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9.75 by 3.25 inches, this Santo Domingo bowl was made by Joe Lovato. SOLD

(We have an even larger one that he made, measuring 12.75 by 4.5 inches, for $400.)

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All three sgraffito style bowls are by Ed and Dina Yepa of Jemez Pueblo. The middle one is 3 by 2 7/8 inches. Pirces from left to right are: $80, $75 and $90

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A sgraffito style 'wedding vase' with corn and sun motifs on both sides. 8.25 inches high. By Ed and Dina Yepa. $220.

An unusual two-toned carve ware from Santa Clara, by Jordan Roller, one of Margaret Tafoya's great-grandsons who are creating fine pottery. 4.5 by 6 inches. $500.

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This is the first avanyu (water serpent) motif that Jordan Roller has made.3.25 by 4.75 inches, he did a beautiful job. $240. (Santa Fe)

A striking pattern that reminded me of barbed wire. Made by Ryan Roller (brother of Jordan who created the bowl to the right) it stands 5.5 inches high and is 6.5 inches across. $675. (Tucson)

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A spectacular Hopi polychrome wedding vase by Jean Sahmie Nampeyo who signed it with her Tewa name, Sak Honsee or Tobacco Flower. 12 inches high. $1600.

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One of the last pieces made by Irene Shupla. I purchased it winter of 1979 and we recently re-acquired it. It still has on the bottom the price she originally asked for it: $20.

7.25 by 2.25 inches. $220.

Gloria Mahle made this beautiful, elegant vase. 5.6" $400.

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Amanda Tafoya learned pottery making from her mother Sharon Naranjo Tafoya. She is from the Tewa pueblo of Santa Clara, along the Rio Grande river. Her Tewa name translates as Evening Star.This pot of hers measures 4.5 x 5.5 inches and is $125.

By Dolores Lewis, daughter of the late Lucy Lewis, with the lightning design Lucy pioneered after she herself was struck by lightning. 4.75 by 6.25 inches. I purchased this a littleover a year ago from the renowned trader John Kennedy Sr., who, a month shy of his 100th birthday had purchased a few pots from Dolores. It was to be the last time as he finally retired. He had bought pottery from Dolores' mother back when Dolores and her sisters were all little girls and so had bought pottery from and been close friends with Dolores and her sister Emma for approaching 70 years.

$600.