Qoyawayma, Al – “Rain Maker Mana” Polychrome Round Plaque

6" diameter

$ 2,500.00

This is an unusual piece by Al Qoyawayama.  It is Hopi round plaque (or tile).  The piece both carved and incised and it is entitled, “Rain Maker Mana”.  The tile has a female figure in the center, carved into the clay.  Ths has a parrot in one hand and feathers in the other.  She is wearing a manta and sash. The figure is both carved into the clay on various levels and incised.  There are NINE different colors of clay used on this figure.  The rim is polished red.  The piece is signed in the clay “Al Qoyawayma”.