Hano (Hopi) Black-on-Cream Bowl, attributed to Nampeyo, c. 1900

I purchased this wonderful early Nampeyo bowl from my friend and mentor Martha Hopkins Struever, a Nampeyo pottery expert. This bowl comes with an attribution letter by Marti and I quote from a draft of that here.  “A pottery bowl black on cream by Nampeyo, Hano. A classic “food bowl” style;  painting (is) a Sikyatki motif, suggesting a snake or serpent. Date of origin 1900-1905. Unbroken framing line suggests this is pre-1905.” Marti also suggested the subtle inner rim lip was typical of Nampeyo as are the fire clouds on the bowl exterior.

Condition is excellent.

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Dimensions 9.5 x 3 in





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