Setalla, Dee – Jar with 9 Frogs and Rainclouds

12"w x 9"h

$ 900.00

Dee Setalla is a son of noted potter Pauline Setalla and a brother of Stetson Setalla, Gwen Setalla, and Agnes Nasonhoya.  This large jar has a round shoulder and an elongated neck.  Around the top of the shoulder, there are rain clouds.  Around the shoulder of the jar there are nine frogs.  The back of each frog has a different design.  The jar is painted with bee-weed (black) and two different colors of clay slips. Near the base are tadpoles. There are light blushes on the surface from the firing.  The bowl is signed with his initials “D. S.” and bear paw (for Bear Clan).  Most recently, Dee won the prestigious “Helen Naha” Award at Santa Fe Indian Market in 2019.