Southwest Indian Pottery: Figurines


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Southwest Figurative Pottery has been made at New Mexico Pueblos since before 1880:

  • Rain Gods from Tesuque Pueblo
  • Human-like figurines from Cochiti Pueblo
  • Owls from Acoma and Zuni Pueblos
  • Turtles from Cochiti and Acoma Pueblos
  • Numerous animals from Santa Clara Pueblo
  • Nacimientos - Nativity Sets, Storytellers, Candlesticks, Ashtrays, Piggy Banks, and other figurative forms from most of the pueblos were made when the train first brought tourists - who sought for creative and authentic souvenirs

Southwest Indian PotteryFigurinesCochiti Pueblo