Very Early Pueblo Three Piece Pottery Nacimiento by Alma Concha [SOLD]

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Alma Loretto Concha, Pueblo Potter
  • Category: Figurines
  • Origin: Taos Pueblo
  • Medium: clay, pigment, buck skin
  • Size: 5-⅜” tallest
  • Item # 26200
  • SOLD

Laguna, Taos and Jemez Pueblo artist Alma Loretto Concha is an award-winning Storyteller artist.

Although we do not know when Alma Concha made this three-piece nacimiento, it is obvious that it is a very early one as it is of a different style than the sets she is known to have made in 1978 and later.  Sets that she made at that time have sculpted faces but they do not have painted features, resulting in a very modern look.

Artist Signature - Alma Loretto Concha, Taos Pueblo PotterAlma Loretto Concha (1941 - ) was originally from Jemez Pueblo but moved to Taos Pueblo when she married.  At the time that she made this nacimiento, she was already a resident of Taos Pueblo because she signed it Alma L. Concha, her married name.  It is always interesting to see the development of an artist’s style as time passed.


Condition: this Very Early Pueblo Three Piece Pottery Nacimiento by Alma Concha is in good condition with normal wear pattern

Provenance: from a nacimiento collector in North Carolina

Recommended Reading: Nacimientos: Nativity Scenes by Southwest Indian Artisans by Guy and Doris Monthan

Relative Links: Laguna PuebloJemez Pueblos, Taos PuebloAlma Loretto Concha


Alma Loretto Concha, Pueblo Potter
  • Category: Figurines
  • Origin: Taos Pueblo
  • Medium: clay, pigment, buck skin
  • Size: 5-⅜” tallest
  • Item # 26200
  • SOLD

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