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Polychrome Lizard Jar

Priscilla Peynetsa

About The Polychrome Lizard Jar

This jar's decoration calls into play traditional Zuni design elements:  heartline deer, diagonal hatching, curvilinear references to water against a white slip background.

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Gallery Price $500.00

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This jar's decoration calls into play traditional Zuni design elements:  heartline deer, diagonal hatching, curvilinear references to water against a white slip background.

About the Artist

(Born 1961, Zuni Pueblo) Active making pottery from 1980, Priscilla is known for her black on orangeware, polychrome jars, bowls, effigy pots, clay pipes, frogs and pottery necklaces.

Sister of two well known Peynetsa potters, Agnes and Anderson, Priscilla's work is in the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff.

Every book covering 20th century Zuni pottery cites her work.

Medium Hand-formed pottery, polychrome
Size 5" height X 7" maximum diameter
Signed "P. Peynetsa Zuni, N.M." on bottom
Date of creation Circa 1985
Condition Excellent
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