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Margaret Tafoya Blackware Pottery Jar

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  • Margaret Tafoya Blackware Pottery Jar

Margaret Tafoya Blackware Pottery Jar

SKU: 900134179

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$47,500.00

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D329 - Margaret Tafoya Monumental Blackware Jar
Santa Clara blackware pottery jar by Margaret Tafoya. Margaret was born in 1904 and started her art of pottery making in 1920. Margaret Tafoya is considered one of the matriarchs of the Pueblo pottery revival known for her fine incised red and blackware as well as her large bear paw vases. She is the daughter of Hose Geronimo & Sarafina Tafoya; wife of Alcario Tafoya. Today her creations are recognized world-wide for their sublime beauty and expert artisanry. Those few pieces that remain command top dollar in the collector's market. This particular jar has an incised design is the "Avanyu" the plumed and horned water serpent, the breasts of which are believed to be the source of all life liquids such as blood and water. Signature incised on bottom "Margaret Tafoya Santa Clara Pue N Mex". The size of this pot is 20 1/4" tall and 14" diameter.
$47,500.00