Signed Adelle Nampeyo Hopi Handmade Native American 5x4 Pottery/Jar - Sikyatki migration

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Signed Adelle Nampeyo Hopi Handmade Native American 5" x 4" Pottery/Jar - Sikyatki Migration Pattern

Discover a captivating piece of Native American artistry with this exquisite Hopi handmade pottery/jar by renowned artist Adelle Nampeyo. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this 4-7/8" x 3-5/8" pottery features the iconic Sikyatki migration pattern that signifies both tradition and innovation in Hopi pottery design. The subtle curves and vibrant colors of this piece evoke the rich cultural heritage of the Hopi people, making it a must-have addition for collectors and enthusiasts alike. This jar was likely made in the 1970s or 1980s.

Key Specifications:

  • Artist: Adelle Nampeyo
  • Origin: Hopi Tribe, Arizona, USA
  • Pattern: Sikyatki migration
  • Material: Traditional Hopi clay, natural pigments
  • Signature: Yes, hand-signed by the artist
  • Approx. Dimensions: 4-7/8" W x 3-5/8" T
  • Approx. Weight: 10.9 ozs

Sold as is. No warranty from the Seller. No Returns.

CONDITION NOTE: Used, but in overall very good vintage condition. This piece does not appear to have any chips, cracks, hairlines, crazing, or repairs that I can see or feel (see closeup picture). Since these are vintage pieces of art, they do come with natural imperfections and discolorations that add to their character (zoom into photos to look for any imperfections), and there may be some signs of wear or age that are typical for an item of its age. Does not come with any original boxes, packaging, or any related paperwork. Will be packed carefully and insured for safe shipping. See detailed (zoom-able) pictures to know what you are purchasing. 

Short Biography of the Potter:

Adelle Nampeyo was born in 1959 into the Corn Clan of the Hopi-Tewa Nation. She is a great-granddaughter of the famous potter Nampeyo, who is credited with reviving the ancient Sikyatki polychrome pottery style. She began making pottery in 1979 and is known for her traditional Hopi pottery, black and red or yellow jars and bowls. She specializes in the handmade traditional ancient Sikyatki polychrome pottery which her family is famous for. Adelle is the daughter of Elva Nampeyo and granddaughter of Fannie Nampeyo and is the great granddaughter of Nampeyo of Hano. She is a member of the Corn Clan and signs with a corn stalk under her name!