Signed Adelle Nampeyo Hopi Handmade Native American 5x4 Pottery/Jar - Eagle TailAF001
Signed Adelle Nampeyo Hopi Handmade Native American 5" x 4" Pottery/Jar - Eagle Tail Pattern
Discover a true masterpiece of Native American pottery with this exquisite Adelle Nampeyo Hopi handmade jar. Crafted with precision and care, this piece showcases the iconic Eagle Tail pattern, a symbol of strength and freedom in Hopi culture. The jar bears the signature of the talented artist, Adelle Nampeyo. This jar was likely made in the 1980s or 1990s.
- Artist: Adelle Nampeyo
- Pattern: Eagle Tail
- Material: Hopi Clay
- Signature: Yes, signed by Adelle Nampeyo
- Approx. Dimensions: 5" W x 4" T
- Approx. Weight: 11.1 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!