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Pure Tapering Square Mouthed Navajo Jar

Alice Cling

About The Pure Tapering Square Mouthed Navajo Jar

Cling's surfaces are arresting, seductive and are the result of applying the pitch, then polishing, followed by more pitch and more polishing.  She is a relative pioneer in the look of her Navajo pottery.

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Cling's surfaces are arresting, seductive and are the result of applying the pitch, then polishing, followed by more pitch and more polishing.  She is a relative pioneer in the look of her Navajo pottery.

About the Artist

Alice Cling was born about 1946 in a hogan near Kayenta on the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona. She learned pottery from her mother, Rose Williams, who is renowned for her innovative Navajo pottery.

Alice Cling is featured in Pottery by American Indian Women by Susan Peterson, Treasures of the Navajo by Theda Bassman, Enduring Traditions by Lois Essary Jacka and Southwestern Pottery by Allan Hayes and John Blom.

Medium Hand-coiled and pinon pitch polished pottery
Size 5 1/4" height X 4 1/2" maximum width
Signed "Alice Cling" is signed underneath
Date of creation Circa 2010
Condition Excellent
Provenance JM