Lot 113: Adorable Acoma Pottery Owl - Signed J. (Juana) Leno

Artemis Gallery

November 7, 2016
Louisville, CO, US

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Description: Juana Leno (1917-2000), Native American, New Mexico, ca. 1950 to 1960. A lovely polychrome pottery owl effigy piece created by Juana Leno (1917-2000) also known as Syo-ee-mee (Turquoise) and formerly Juana Louis Vallo. While the form is relatively simple, Ms. Leno's painting program is quite detailed and lively. A wonderful examples from one of the least appreciated yet fine potters of Acomita. Size: 3" W x 3.5" H (7.6 cm x 8.9 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Himrod collection, LA County

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Condition Report: A few chips to body and tail as shown.
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