2022-04  Tile with maiden balancing a pot on her head

2022-04 Tile with maiden balancing a pot on her head

Framed in a doorway, this smiling woman balances a very large Hopi pot on her head.  Born in 1948, Jean began making pottery when she was about 17 had a long and productive pottery-making career, including...

2022-02  Plainware wide-shouldered seedpot

2022-02 Plainware wide-shouldered seedpot

This plainware jar is the perfect foil for jar 2020-20, the other recent addition to this collection by Jake Koopee.  Whereas jar 2020-20 is packed with design leaving almost no surface on...

2022-01  Duck whistle

2022-01 Duck whistle

I bought my first Hopi-Tewa pot 61 years ago, have been collecting ever since, have a large research library, and have been working on this catalog for 20 years. I consider myself quite an expert when it...

2021-21 Bowl with monster and reproductive serpents

2021-21 Bowl with monster and reproductive serpents

This bowl began as an attempt to depict clearly the design on a faded Nampeyo bowl, then a second design from an ancient Sikyatki bowl was added, and thus the bowl displays designs on both the interior...

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