Tafoya, Shirley – Mini Storage Jar with Bear Paw
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!