Nampeyo, Rachel – Jar with Hummingbird Design (1970’s)

6"w x 4"h

$ 350.00

Rachel Namingha Nampeyo was a granddaughter of Nampeyo of Hano and a daughter of Annie Healing. She was the mother of noted potters Priscilla Nampeyo, Dextra Quotskuyva, Eleanor Lucas, Emerson Namingha, and Ruth Namingha. She was known for her use of traditional designs on her pottery and for continuing the pottery legacy of her grandmother.  This jar has a round body and a short neck.  There are two hummingbirds as the design, painted with bee-weed (black) and red clay slip.  Each bird covers half the jar.  The jar is signed on the bottom, ‘Rachel N. Nampeyo”.  It is in very good with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.