Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Hopi Polychrome Pottery Seed Jar

Auction:
3043B
Lot:
402
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3043B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Hopi Polychrome Pottery Seed Jar, decorated with two stylized "parrots" and pod-like devices, possibly the work of Nampeyo, ht. 3 3/4, dia. 9 1/2 in.

Provenance: Dr. W.C. Martin collection; purchased at Skinner's American Indian & Ethnographic Art auction 1290, November 18, 1989, Lot 256.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

No hairline cracks. No restoration.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

W.C. Martin, Arizona, Hopi, Hopi people, Nampeyo, Native American tribes in Arizona, Tewa, Western United States, Women artists

Departments