Speckled Rock, Paul – Plainware Seedpot (1983)
Paul Speckled Rock is a grandson of Severa Tafoya but learned to make pottery from Joseph Lonewolf. This seedpot is from 1983. It is a very early piece of his pottery. When he first started to make pottery, he began making unusual shapes, which were very much like “rocks”. They were immediately distinctive in form and design. This piece is highly polished but with not design. It is the shape and angels of the piece and the highly polished surface which make it so striking. The piece is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Paul Speckled Rock, 1983”. It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.