Talachy, Joe & Thelma – Pojoaque Seedpot with Rain and Plant Designs (1970s)

3.5"w x 2.5"h

$ 150.00

Joe Talachy (b. 1943) and Thelma Talachy (b. 1942) are two of the few potters from Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico.  Thelma is a sister of Minnie Vigil, Lois Gutierrez, and Gloria Garcia.  Their daughter, Melissa Talachy, is also a well-known potter.  Each piece is coil-built and painted with natural clay slips.  This seedpot is fully polished red.  It is one of their few fully polished pieces. The surface is painted black-and-white creating plant and rain designs.  The piece is tightly painted and traditionally fired.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Joe & Thelma Talachy”.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.