Tafoya, Lee & Betty – Jar with Deep Carved Eagle Design (1977)
This jar is a classic shape by Lee Tafoya and his wife, Betty Tafoya. Lee was the only son of Margaret Tafoya to make pottery. The jar was made and carved by Lee and then polished by Betty. The piece has two sections of design, each with a carved stylistic eagle. The entire piece is fully stone polished. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Betty & Lee Tafoya”. It is dated from 1977. The jar is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.