Blue Corn – Polychrome “Red Mesas and 48 Eagle Feathers” Jar (1974)

6.75"w x 4.75"h

$ 1,800.00

This is a classic polychrome jar by Blue Corn.  She is certainly one of the most creative potters of her time with a varied use of clays and firing techniques to create her distinctive pottery. This piece has a sharp shoulder and a slightly turned-out rim. The neck has mesa designs painted in red.  Separating them are rain designs.  The body of the jar has 48 eagle feathers painted around the piece.  The end of each feather has a red slipped sections.  The remainder of the jar is polished a cream coloration. The piece was traditionally fired.  It is signed in the clay, “Blue Corn”.  It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.  It is dated from 1974.

Blue Corn: All the Colors of the Clay