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Hopi Polychrome Pottery Seed Jar

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
524
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Hopi Polychrome Pottery Seed Jar, attributed to Nampeyo of Hano, c. 1910-15, with two black painted birds on the sides each separated by an abstract feather motif, ht. 6, wd. 10 1/2 in.

Exhibitions: Desert Sea & Ice, Lyme Academy Gallery, Old Lyme, Connecticut, December 1987-February 1988, illustrated in show catalog as no. 83, p. 27.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Some overpaint and restoration.


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Keywords

Arizona, Fannie Nampeyo, Hopi, Hopi people, Lyme, Nampeyo, Native American tribes in Arizona, Tewa, Western United States, Women artists

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