Lowden, Anita – Bowl with Cloud and Lightning Designs (1968)

5"w x 3.25"h

$ 225.00

Anita Lowden was a daughter of Jesse Garcia and a sister of Stella Shutiva. She was one of the earlier Acoma Pueblo potters to use Mimbres designs.   This bowl is polished and painted with bee-weed (black). The design is a cloud and lightning pattern. There are fine-line rain designs.  The imagery has the feel of early Chaco Revival pottery from Acoma.  We see very little of her pottery, as she passed away in 1970, just as the Acoma pottery revival was growing in excitement.  However, the work we have had of hers is always beautifully painted and thin-walled.  The bowl is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.  It is signed on the bottom, “Anita Lowden”.  It was originally purchased in 1968