Polychrome Jar with Spiral Water Symbols

Verla Dewakuku

Polychrome Jar with Spiral Water Symbols, Pottery by Verla Dewakuku
  • Dewakuku pottery
  • Hopi pottery
  • polychrome pottery
Savvy Price $125.00
Gallery Price $145.00
Title
Polychrome Jar with Spiral Water Symbols
Artist
Verla Dewakuku
Medium
Hand-coiled polychrome pottery
Size
2 1/8" height X 4 5/8" maximum diameter
Signed
"V. Dewakuku" written underneath in dark brown slip
Date of creation
Circa 2000
Condition
Excellent
Provenance
RME
About The Polychrome Jar with Spiral Water Symbols
About Verla Dewakuku

Active from 1970 forward, this Hopi potter is known for her polychrome bowls, jars and plates. Her favorite designs are Sikyatki designs, rain clouds, parrot tail feathers as well as Twin War Gods footprints.

Dewakuku is cited in Gregory Schaaf's book Hopi-Tewa Pottery 500 Artist Biographies.

Cultures

American Indian, Hopi, Women Artists

Medium

Pottery

Subject

Keywords

Verla Dewakuku, Dewakuku pottery, Hopi pottery, polychrome pottery