Tafoya, Shirley – Mini Storage Jar with Bear Paw

$ 700.00

Shirley Tafoya was the youngest daughter of Margaret Tafoya and known for her miniature pottery.  This jar is a classic Santa Clara storage jar shape. It has a high, round shoulder and a short neck.  There are two impressed bear paws on either side.  It is highly polished and fired a deep black.  The jar is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Shirley Cactus Blossom Tafoya”. A classic of Tafoya Family pottery!