2006-07 Small Jar with Siktatki Birds

Object ID:
2006-07

Artist:
Elton Nampeyo

Culture:
Hopi-Tewa

Dimensions:
3.0" h X 2.875" w

Two Sikyatki-derived flying creatures chase themselves around this pot. The detail of the design is striking, though the black slip is imperfect and has crumbled off in places—particularly on one bird.

Elton is the son of Elva Tewaguna Nampeyo (see 2001-06) and the brother of Miriam (see 1999-04), Adelle (see 1987-01), and Neva (see 1994-04).

Purchase History:
Purchased on 7/8/06 on eBay from Chinos Art, Columbia Falls, MT.