Edaakie, Tim – Jar with Zuni Deer and Dragonflies (2000)

7.5"w x 7.5"h

$ 300.00

Tim Edaakie was a grandson of jewelers Dennis and Nancy Edaakie.  In 2019 he was awarded the prestigious “Native Artist Fellow” at the School of Advanced Research in Santa Fe, NM.  Unfortunately, he passed away in 2020.  He was working to revive traditional Zuni pottery methods, forms, and designs with a focus on the transition from Matsaki to A:shiwi styles.  This jar is from 2000.  It is coil-built and has a mottled surface.  There are heartline deer and dragonflies as the design.  The heartline deer are classic to Zuni pottery and dragonflies are prayer messenger.  It is signed on the bottom, “T. Edaakie  2000”.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.