Tewa Red-on-Tan Jar, c. 1900

This is a stunning jar beautiful and unique.  And puzzling!  The form is decidedly Santa Clara; the red/orange over tan coloration is decidedly San Juan.  Either way this jar is gorgeous; pinched rim and narrow neck descending to a wide mid-body with a rainbow band in-between, rich (rich!) color, and deep black fire-clouds; elegant and perfect.

This jar will be included in my upcoming historic Tewa blackware show (which will give the sea of black pots just a splash of red).

Condition is original, unrestored.

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