Blue Corn – Large Red Jar with 40 Feathers (1985)
10.5"w x 5.25"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 it is from 1985. The bowl has a sharp shoulder and it is fully polished. It is painted with 40 feathers around the shoulder. They extend upward to the rim. Below the shoulder, there is a tadpole and water bug painted with the matte clay. The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Blue Corn”. It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. It’s always exciting to see pieces this size by Blue Corn!