Fender, Erik – Double Shoulder Jar with Feather Designs

6"w x 6.5"h

$ 1,200.00

Erik Fender is the son of Martha Appleleaf and the grandson of noted potter Carmelita Dunlap. Erik combines classic San Ildefonso imagery with his own creative style. His pottery is signed, with his Tewa name, “Than Tsideh”, which means “Sunbird”.  This jar has a double sharp shoulder.  It is highly stone polished and painted around the neck with a design. The jar has a feather pattern alternated with a cloud, rain, and lightning design.  Below the shoulder are old-style dragonflies.  The jar was fired a silvery blak.  The water jar is signed, ‘Than Tsideh”.