Nampeyo, Fannie – Mini Jar with Cloud Design (1970’s)

1.5"w x 1.5"h

$ 175.00

This is one of the smallest pieces we have had from Fannie Nampeyo. She was the youngest daughter of noted potter Nampeyo of Hano and also the mother of noted potters Iris Nampeyo, Leah Nampeyo, and Thomas Polacca.  She was certainly among the most skilled of her generation for painting designs pottery.  This miniature is in the shape of a water jar  It has a cloud or water swirl encircling the shoulder of the piece.  It is signed on the bottom, “Fannie Nampeyo” and a corn plant representing the corn clan.   It is in good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.  Dextra Quotskuyva Nampeyo said of  the migration pattern: