Blue Corn – Polychrome Jar with Feather Design (1980s)
5"w x 4.5"h
This is a classic polychrome jar by Blue Corn. Blue Corn began by making black-on-black pottery but it is her polychrome pottery for which she is the most famous. This jar is polished with a white clay slip and then painted. The piece has a checkerboard pattern around the rim and a feather design around the shoulder. There are both a green and taupe colored clay in addition to the black. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Blue Corn”. It was originally purchased in the 1980s. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.