Blue Corn – Mini Black Jar with 17 Feathers (1970s)
1.5"w x 2"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 miniature vessels. What makes it so striking is that it is fully painted for its size and that it has the look of one of her larger pieces! The jar has 17 very thin feathers painted from the rim to the shoulder. The jar is very highly polished. It is signed in the clay on the bottom, “Blue Corn”. The jar is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.