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Tafoya, Ray – Mimbres Big Horn Sheep Seedpot (1987)

Tafoya, Ray – Mimbres Big Horn Sheep Seedpot (1987)

1.25"w x 1.25"h
$ 300.00
Availability: Out of stock

This is a very intricate miniature seedpot by Ray Tafoya.  The design has a Mimbres Big Horn Sheep as the main design.  It is surrounded by additional prayer feather, lightning and mountain designs.  All the various colors are derived from natural clay slips.  The seedpot is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay with his hallmark.


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Artist

Artist

Tafoya, Ray (1956-1994)

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Ray Tafoya

Ray Tafoya was an innovator in incised pottery with his use of Mimbres designs and larger plain surfaces with highlighted designs. He was a brother of Paul Speckled Rock and Kenneth Tafoya. He was a grandson of Severa Tafoya, the husband of Emily Tafoya and the father of Jennifer Moquino. He was known for his incised miniature pottery with designs highlighted by additional clay slips.

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