Tafoya, Margaret – Red Jar with Lightning and Mountains (1980’s)

6.25"w x 6.5"h

$ 3,800.00

This carved jar by Margaret Tafoya is from the 1980s.  In her later years, she worked on smaller pieces and created more red-ware than earlier in her career.  This jar is carved with a mountain and lightning design in four panels.  The design is deeply carved into the clay.  The surrounding recessed area is slipped with a cream-colored clay.  The jar was traditionally fired a strong red coloration.  The jar is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Margaret Tafoya”