Dark Brown on Tan Jar with Flared Rim

Evelyn Poolheco

Dark Brown on Tan Jar with Flared Rim, Pottery by Evelyn Poolheco
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Savvy Price $85.00
Gallery Price $125.00
Title
Dark Brown on Tan Jar with Flared Rim
Artist
Evelyn Poolheco
Medium
Hand-coiled pottery with slip decoration
Size
5" height X 4 1/2" maximum diameter
Signed
"Evelyn Poolheco" in dark slip underneath
Date of creation
Circa 1970
Condition
Excellent
Provenance
ARK from Northern Arizona
About The Dark Brown on Tan Jar with Flared Rim

This jar's "plain" neck is smooth, bordering on sensuous in its feel.

Poolheco's preference for decoration incorporates both positive and negative design elements, beautifully paced.

About Evelyn Poolheco

(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.

Other Works By Evelyn Poolheco:
  • Square Mouthed Bowl, Black on Red, Pottery by Evelyn Poolheco
Cultures

American Indian, Hopi, Women Artists

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