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Nona Naha was a Tewa-Hopi of the Corn Clan who began making pottery in 1988. She was the daughter of Sylvan and Edith Nash and the wife of Terry Naha. She learned to make pottery from Helen Naha and her daughters Sylvia and Rainy Naha. This seedpot is thin-walled in her signature style It almost feels as if it is made of paper! The piece has a sharp shoulder and rises to a point. Along the sides are two Mimbres style lizards. Each lizard has different designs painted on its back. ALong the edge is an eternity band. It is a complex pattern painted with bee-weed and highlighted with burgundy clay. The seedpot was traditionally fired. It is signed on the bottom, “Nona Naha”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.