Nampeyo, Carla Claw – Seedpot with Carved Lizard and Feathers

2.5"w x 3"h

$ 150.00

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 lizard carved into the clay.  It is surrounded by a feather design.  The red area is incised with rain and wind designs. The seedpot is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.  It is signed on the bottom, “Carla Nampeyo”.