Blue Corn – Polychrome Bowl with Corn and Cloud Designs (1981)

6.75"w x 5.5"h

$ 1,850.00

This is a classic polychrome bowl by Blue Corn.  Blue Corn began by making black-on-black pottery but it is her polychrome potter for which she is the most famous.  This bowl is polished with a white clay slip and then painted.  The has a cloud and rain design around the neck.  The sides are fully painted with a checkerboard corn design.  It is separated by large rain and lightning designs.  The main designs are painted black with the highlighted areas are a tan clay color. The bowl was traditionally fired.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Blue Corn”.  There is a date of 1981.  It is in very go condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.

Blue Corn: All the Colors of the Clay