Nampeyo, Carla Claw – Seedpot with Carved Koshari Clown

3.75"w x 3.5"h

$ 200.00

Carla Claw Nampeyo is a daughter of noted potter Thomas Polacca and a granddaughter of Fannie Nampeyo. She is also a great-granddaughter of Nampeyo of Hano. Her brother is Gary Polacca and she is married to Raul Claw (Navajo).  She is known for her incised pottery and the use of slips that give the appearance of wood to the surface of her pottery. This seedpot has a full figure Koshari clown as the design.  The area surrounding the clown is also incised and slipped with red clay.  There are additional painted cloud and rain designs around the seedpot.  The seedpot is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.  It is signed on the bottom, “Carla Nampeyo”.