Tafoya, Juan – Large Water Jar with Pueblo Bird and Corn Plants (1984)

9"w x 8.5"h

$ 1,500.00

This is a spectacular large water jar by Juan Tafoya.  The jar is a classic shape with a wide shoulder and turned-out rim.  It is from 1984. The jar is fully polished and fired black-on-black. There is a classic San Ildefonso bird painted in one section.  As the jar is turned there are rain clouds and corn plants with pollen.  Note the delicate lines of the painting throughout the jar!  The piece is fired a glossy black.  The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Juan Tafoya”.  It is in excellent good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.