Balanced design compliments a well formed pottry jar. Designs largely reference stylized birds.
|About the Artist||
(1916-1989) A potter from Tewa village actively fashioning pottery between 1960 and 1980, Evelyn Poolheco also signed her work Pootheco or Poothico according to Gregory Schaaf's book on Hopi-Tewa Pottery. She was Spider clan.
An example of Poolheco's pottery is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Northern Arizona.
Her forms and decoration were strictly traditional employing black on yellow, black on red or polychrome motifs.
|Medium||Hand-coiled and painted pottery|
|Size||4 1/4" height X 5 1/2" maximum diameter|
|Signed||"Evelyn Poolheco" in dark slip underneath|
|Date of creation||Circa 1975|