Tadpole Lip Polychrome Hopi Bowl

Emily Koma

Tadpole Lip Polychrome Hopi Bowl, Pottery by Emily Koma
  • Koma pottery
  • Hopi polychrome
Savvy Price $135.00
Gallery Price $175.00
Title
Tadpole Lip Polychrome Hopi Bowl
Artist
Emily Koma
Medium
Polychrome hand-coiled pottery
Size
3" height X 5" maximum diameter
Signed
"1991 Emily M. Koma Hopi Polacca, Arizona 86042" in dark slip underneath
Date of creation
1991
Condition
Good, as minor abrasions on dark slip immediately below rim. See second photograph.
Provenance
RME
About The Tadpole Lip Polychrome Hopi Bowl

Below a lip of swimming tadpoles (referencing sperm and therefore implying fertility), are two concentric bands containing largely triangular designs.

About Emily Koma
20th century Hopi potter residing at Polacca, Arizona
Cultures

American Indian, Women Artists, Hopi

Medium

Pottery

Subject

Keywords

Emily Koma, Koma pottery, Hopi polychrome