A gorgeous example of Tesuque polychrome, identical to those shown in a famous photo of Santa Fe dealer Aaron Gold c. 1880 (see Batkin’s Pottery of the Pueblos of New Mexico, p. 56). In fact, it’s hard not to believe that this jar was created by the same potter who created the 2 lidded examples, front row, left in the photo. The jar features velvety stone polish, the sharply flaring tiny neck beautifully decorated, the lid present and intact, although once broken off and re-glued. The designs are classic Tesuque abstracted water designs. A superb jar! Condition: excellent for it’s age with re-glued but fully intact lid.

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