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Ray Tafoya

Ray Tafoya was an innovator in incised pottery with his use of Mimbres designs and larger plain surfaces with highlighted designs. He was a brother of Paul Speckled Rock and Kenneth Tafoya. He was a grandson of Severa Tafoya, the husband of Emily Tafoya and the father of Jennifer Moquino. He was known for his incised miniature pottery with designs highlighted by additional clay slips.

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Tafoya, Ray  – Red Big Horn Sheep Seedpot (1983)

This miniature seedpot by Ray Tafoya is fully polished.  It has a Mimbres inspired Big Horn Sheep on the top.  It is surrounded by cloud, rain and lightning designs.  There is an inset piece of turquoise placed in the hole or opening for the seedpot.  All the different colors are derived from natural clay slips.  Note how many of the designs surrounding the Big Horn Sheep are similar to ones used today by his daughter, Jennifer Moquino.  The seedpot is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.

$ 400.00
Tafoya, Ray  – Wedding Vase with Hummigbirds (1986)

This is one of Ray Tafoya’s few wedding vase miniatures.  The entire piece is fully polished and fired red. The design is a hummingbird in a medallion on each side of the piece.  There are feather designs on the side and additional highlights of yellow clay. The wedding vase is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay.

$ 725.00
Tafoya, Ray  – Seedpot with Buffalo (1991)

This miniature seedpot by Ray Tafoya is fully polished and round in shape.  It has a Mimbres style buffalo on the top.  It is surrounded by arrowhead and wind designs.  All the different colors are derived from natural clay slips.  The eye of the buffalo is also the hole for the seedpot!  Note how many of the designs surrounding the bear are similar to ones used today by his daughter, Jennifer Moquino.  The seedpot is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.

$ 375.00
Tafoya, Ray – Seedpot with Bear (1986)

This miniature seedpot  by Ray Tafoya is from 1986.  It is fully polished and it is an oval shape.  It has a Mimbres style bear on one side. The other side has a stylized bear paw.  All the different colors are derived from natural clay slips.  Note how many of the designs surrounding the bear are similar to ones used today by his daughter, Jennifer Moquino.  The seedpot is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.

$ 400.00
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