Hopi Polychrome Seed Jar

Nampeyo of Hano


This historic seed jar has been attributed to the great Hopi potter Nampeyo of Hano (1857-1942).  The attribution was done by Steve Elmore, author of "In Search of Nampeyo The Early Years, 1875-1892".  The letter of Attribution states that this seed jar is a fine example of Nampeyo's early yellow ware ceramics.  It further states that in addition to the form, the matching pairs of designs show her Sikyatki revival designs in action.

Circa:  1905-1910

Size:  6 3/4" Diameter by 3 1/2" Height

Condition:  Original condition without repair or restoration

Provenance: EX-Brocklesby Collection, Florida, Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson, Steve Elmore Indian Art, Santa Fe

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