Zuni Pottery Polychrome Olla, circa 1880

October 1, 2010By Lyn Fox No Comments

This is a very fine Zuni pottery polychrome olla. It is very good sized, 9 ½” tall by 13” in diameter. For want of a better term this jar has a very strong, a significant presence and while it is in very fine, unrestored condition, there is enough sign of normal ethnic wear to give … Read More

Zia Four Color Olla with Deep Purple Leaves circa 1890

October 1, 2010By Lyn Fox No Comments

This is a wonderful polychrome olla (water jar) from Zia pueblo, 10″ tall by 11″ in diameter. The condition is excellent for it’s age with modest ethnographic wear and with no restoration. Set against a white slip from the neck through the mid-body, the olla is decorated with black and orange both bisected solid feathers with caps, … Read More

Storytellers, Figurines and Nativity Scenes

October 1, 2010By Lyn FoxUncategorized No Comments

CLICK HERE FOR OUR FULL INVENTORY OF STORYTELLERS & FIGURINES This is a wonderful time to consider Native American storyteller figurines as an area of collecting interest for lovers of historic pueblo pottery.   In this case, history, in a sense begins in 1964 when Helen Cordero created the first Native American storyteller figurine.  Of course, … Read More

Cups, Pitchers, Old Tourist Forms

October 1, 2010By Lyn FoxUncategorized

CLICK HERE FOR OUR FULL INVENTORY OF CUPS, PITCHERS & OLD TOURIST FORMS We continue to explore overlooked, but rich areas of collecting historic pueblo pottery. Old pitchers and cups qualify. It is a neglected and under appreciated area. “Sophisticated” collectors lump these forms under the tourist category; ok for tourists (themselves under-appreciated for the … Read More

Small Pueblo Indian Pottery Bowls and Jars

October 1, 2010By Lyn FoxUncategorized

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR FULL INVENTORY OF SMALL PUEBLO INDIAN BOWLS & JARS In my own collecting, I have divided historic pueblo pottery forms that are smaller than dough bowls, storage jars and ollas into 2 types.  One I have called “small Indian pottery bowls and jars” and the other “Native American pottery cups, … Read More

Ollas, Mid-Sized Jars and Bowls

October 1, 2010By Lyn FoxUncategorized No Comments

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR FULL INVENTORY OF OLLAS, MID-SIZED JARS & BOWLS Ollas, or water jars probably require the least explanation for experienced collectors of historic pueblo pottery. They are arguably the most commonly collected of the pueblo pottery forms. Batkin in, “Pottery of the Pueblos of New Mexico,” defines an olla as “…a … Read More

Dough Bowls and Storage Jars

October 1, 2010By Lyn FoxUncategorized No Comments

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR FULL INVENTORY OF DOUGH BOWLS & STORAGE JARS Many serious collectors of historic pueblo pottery do not think a collection is fully complete without an example of one of the majestic large forms commonly referred to as dough bowls and storage jars. In his classic book, Pottery of the Pueblos … Read More

Buy Pottery

October 1, 2010By Lyn Fox No Comments

Policies: Pottery Shipping: There’s a minimum $10 shipping charge when you buy pottery from here. Larger pieces will cost more due to the need for special packing, double boxing, etc. I recommend the buyer pay the extra for 3-day select or faster delivery to minimize handling of precious pottery by FedEx or UPS. Returns: Website … Read More