Red Jar with Organic Opening and Sgraffito Horses


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Jody Naranjo, Santa Clara Pueblo Pottery

Artist signatue of Jody Naranjo, Santa Clara Pueblo PotterThis exquisite equestrian jar was made by Jody Naranjo of Santa Clara Pueblo in 2006. In this jar a series of spirited horses runs across the body of the jar. The horses are polished red like the upper body of the jar that rests on a sgraffito textured background. It is an absolutely wonderful piece that has a sense of freedom and joy about it. The craftsmanship is flawless. The jar is signed and dated 2006.

Jody Naranjo is a prize-winning potter from Santa Clara Pueblo who has taken the art form of pueblo pottery to a new level. She has been awarded prizes since she was a teen. She comes from a family of prize-winning potters and artists. While continuing the tradition of hand coiling and hand polishing pottery as done by her ancestors, she brings a totally contemporary vibrancy to her work.

Condition: very good

Provenance: this Red Jar with Organic Opening and Sgraffito Horses is from the estate of a Santa Fe resident

Recommended Reading: Pueblo Indian Pottery 750 Artist Biographies by Gregory Schaaf

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Alternate view of this pottery vessel.

Jody Naranjo, Santa Clara Pueblo Pottery
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