Santa Clara Pueblo Indian Melon Jar
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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Pre 1940: Item # 1178457
Territorial Indian Arts
7077 E. Main St. #7
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Sweet little melon jar is hand crafted in the traditional way with native clay, stone burnished slip, lightly scored ridges to create the style of a melon. Pit fired to black.
From the 1935-1940 era, unsigned but has the sticker of approval from the Santa Fe Indian Market.
6 1/4" tall by 6 1/2" diameter. Fine original condition.
From the estate of Orpha MacPherson, read about this interesting woman in our blog.
Buyer pays $15.00 for shipping and insurance.