2002-06 Butterfly Seedpot

Object ID:
2002-06

Artist:
Dorothy Ami

Culture:
Tewa/Hopi

Dimensions:
2.75” h X 4.75” w

Hopi-Tewa seed pot with four Butterflies and four “tail feather” designs composed of abstract symbols, dark red square framing opening, by Dorothy Ami. Dorothy is the niece (?) of Mark Tahbo who has been her instructor. The dark red color around the opening is an unusual color; the very even dark blush of the pot is also unusual.

Purchase History:
Purchased on 6/30/02 from Jack Melton, of Thunder Mountain Traders.