Blue Corn – Large Oval Red Jar with Feather Design (1970s)
9"long x 8.5"w x 6"h
Blue Corn is certainly one of the most creative potters of her time with a varied used of clays and firing techniques to create her distinctive pottery. This is one of her larger vessels and one of the few oval pieces this size we have seen. The jar is fully polished and painted with a feather pattern. There are 24 feathers encircling the piece. The feathers are perfectly painted to match the shape of the jar. It is a striking coloration with a reddish-brown color. The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Blue Corn”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. It was originally purchased from Blue Corn and the last photo is of the Blue Corn with the jar and the original owner. Definitely great provenance as well as a stunning jar!