Lot 268: SANTA CLARA PUEBLO BLACK-ON-BLACK POTTERY JAR By Stella Tafoya Chavarria (b. 1939). In globular form with serpent design. Diameter 5...
October 28, 2016
East Dennis, MA, USALive Auction
SANTA CLARA PUEBLO BLACK-ON-BLACK POTTERY JAR
By Stella Tafoya Chavarria (b. 1939). In globular form with serpent design. Diameter 5.25". Stella is a daughter of noted potter Teresita Naranjo (1919-1999), granddaughter of Christina Naranjo, and great-granddaughter of Sara Fina Tafoya. She is known for the quality of her deeply carved pottery and her classic Santa Clara shapes and imagery.
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