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Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pot with the San Ildefonso Pueblo feather design, signed on the bottom "Santana and Adam," San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940-50's. Main photo of the Santana and Adam pottery jar. Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pot with the San Ildefonso Pueblo feather design, signed on the bottom "Santana and Adam," San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940-50's. Photo shot from above and looking down at the pot. Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pot with the San Ildefonso Pueblo feather design, signed on the bottom "Santana and Adam," San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940-50's. Photo of the bottom of the jar or pot, showing the signatures of Santana and Adam. Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pot with the San Ildefonso Pueblo feather design, signed on the bottom "Santana and Adam," San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940-50's. Another full view of the San Ildefonso pottery jar or pot.
CR-5: Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pot with the San Ildefonso Pueblo feather design, signed on the bottom "Santana and Adam," San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940-50's. The pot or jar has magnificent artwork and a beautiful black sheen. This is a great piece of Pueblo Indian pottery by two very famous San Ildefonso potters. Condition is very good. Size: 6 inches high by 6 inches wide at the widest part. Price: $1200.

 

Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, and Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful 10-piece nativity set by Anita F. Toya, Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's.  Main photo of the 10-piece nativity set. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, and Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful 10-piece nativity set by Anita F. Toya, Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's.  A closeup photo of the Holy Family. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, and Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful 10-piece nativity set by Anita F. Toya, Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's.  Another closeup photo of one figure and an animal. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, and Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful 10-piece nativity set by Anita F. Toya, Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's.  Closeup photo of the three Kings.
CO-9: Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, and Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful 10-piece nativity set by Anita F. Toya, Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's. Figures are shaped and painted in the traditional style of Jemez Pueblo; they are very beautiful and endearing. The main figures are all singing to celebrate the Holy Birth. Condition is very good. Size: the main figures are 5 1/2 inches high by 2 1/2 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $350 for the set, which includes a donkey, a cow, and a wonderful little sheep.

 

Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pot incised with the water serpent ("AVANYU"), signed on the bottom by the famous potter, Mary Cain, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. Main photo of the pot by Mary Cain. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pot incised with the water serpent ("AVANYU"), signed on the bottom by the famous potter, Mary Cain, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. Photo of the bottom of the pot showing Mary Cain's signature. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pot incised with the water serpent ("AVANYU"), signed on the bottom by the famous potter, Mary Cain, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. Another full view of the pot by Mary Cain of Santa Clara Pueblo.
CM-12: Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pot incised with the water serpent ("AVANYU"), signed on the bottom by the famous potter, Mary Cain, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. The pot is beautifully glazed, and the incised water serpent is magnificent. Mary Cain is the grandmother of the famous contemporary potter, Tammy Garcia. Condition of the pot is very good. Size: 5 1/2 inches diameter, at the widest part, by 3 1/2 inches high. Price: $575.

 

Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery bowl with four lovely deer with heart-lines, signed Emma Lewis, Acoma, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the Acoma pot. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery bowl with four lovely deer with heart-lines, signed Emma Lewis, Acoma, c. 1950's.  Photo of the bottom of the Acoma pot showing Emma Lewis's signature. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery bowl with four lovely deer with heart-lines, signed Emma Lewis, Acoma, c. 1950's.  Another side view of the pot showing the lovely deer. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery bowl with four lovely deer with heart-lines, signed Emma Lewis, Acoma, c. 1950's. Photo shot from above looking down at the mouth of the Acoma pot.
CJ-2: Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery bowl with four lovely deer with heart-lines, signed Emma Lewis, Acoma, c. 1950's. Emma and her sister, Lucy M. Lewis, are among the best and most collected potters of Acoma Pueblo. The artwork is spectacular. Condition is very good; there is some very minor pitting from the original firing. Size: 6 inches diameter by 4 3/4 inches high. Price: $625.

 

Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery and ceramics, a lovely Acoma pot with wonderful geometric design elements, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940. Main photo of the Acoma pot. Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery and ceramics, a lovely Acoma pot with wonderful geometric design elements, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940. Photo shot from above looking down at the mouth of the Acoma pot. Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery and ceramics, a lovely Acoma pot with wonderful geometric design elements, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940. Photo showing the bottom of the pot. Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery and ceramics, a lovely Acoma pot with wonderful geometric design elements, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940. Another side view of the Acoma pot.
CG-1: Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery and ceramics, a lovely Acoma pot with wonderful geometric design elements, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940. The pot has beautiful design elements: checkerboard, rain, and feathers, and the shape of the pot is stunning. Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/2 inches high by 8 3/4 inches wide at the widest part. Price: $925.

 

Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware jar with lid, signed Alice Martinez, San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's. Main photo of the San Ildefonso Pueblo black pottery jar with lid. Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware jar with lid, signed Alice Martinez, San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's. Photo of the jar with the lid off to one side. Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware jar with lid, signed Alice Martinez, San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's. Photo of the bottom of the jar showing the artist's signature.
CA-5: Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware jar with lid, signed Alice Martinez, San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's. Blackware pottery is typical of this Pueblo, and the lidded jar is beautifully bunished with a wonderful shine. The shape of the jar and lid are magnificent! Condition is very good. Size: 5 1/2 inches high, including the lid and handle, by 5 inches diameter at the widest part of the jar. Price: $375.

 

Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery seed pot or volcano pot, signed on the bottom, "Lucy M. Lewis", Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1950. Main photo of the pottery jar by Lucy Lewis of Acoma. Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery seed pot or volcano pot, signed on the bottom, "Lucy M. Lewis", Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1950. Photo of the Lucy Lewis Acoma pot, looking down from above. Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery seed pot or volcano pot, signed on the bottom, "Lucy M. Lewis", Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1950. Photo of the bottom of the pot with the signature of Lucy Lewis of Acoma Pueblo.
BV-4: Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery seed pot or volcano pot, signed on the bottom, "Lucy M. Lewis", Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1950. The fine-line geometric designs on the pot are spectacular. This is a great piece of Native American Indian pottery by one of the great masters. Condition is very good. Size: 4 1/2 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $525.

 

Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely Acoma pot with wonderful raincloud patterns in the decoration, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940. Main photo of the Acoma pot. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely Acoma pot with wonderful raincloud patterns in the decoration, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940. Another side of the Acoma pot. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely Acoma pot with wonderful raincloud patterns in the decoration, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940. Photo showing the bottom of the Acoma pot.
BQ-8: Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely Cochiti pot with wonderful raincloud patterns in the decoration, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940. The pot has a lovely shape and patina; this is a great piece of vintage Acoma Pueblo pottery! It has four raincloud patterns, and it is unsigned, a sign of its age. Condition is very good. Size: 5 1/2 inches high by 5 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $425.

 

Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery, a wonderful pottery owl with beautiful decorations, from the Pueblo of Cochiti, by the famous potter, Damasea Cordero, sister of Helen Cordero, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Cochiti pottery owl by Damasea Cordero. Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery, a wonderful pottery owl with beautiful decorations, from the Pueblo of Cochiti, by the famous potter, Damasea Cordero, sister of Helen Cordero, c. 1940's. Another frontal view of the owl. Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery, a wonderful pottery owl with beautiful decorations, from the Pueblo of Cochiti, by the famous potter, Damasea Cordero, sister of Helen Cordero, c. 1940's. Photo showing the back side of the owl. Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery, a wonderful pottery owl with beautiful decorations, from the Pueblo of Cochiti, by the famous potter, Damasea Cordero, sister of Helen Cordero, c. 1940's. Photo showing the bottom of the Cochiti pottery owl, showing the signature of Damasea Cordero.
BP-4: Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery, a wonderful pottery owl with beautiful decorations, from the Pueblo of Cochiti, by the famous potter, Damasea Cordero, sister of Helen Cordero, c. 1940's. The piece is very endearing and whimsical. Condition is very good. Size: 5 inches high by 3 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $475.

 

Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery olla from San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1930's. Main photo of the San Ildefonso olla. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery olla from San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above, looking down at the mouth of the pot. Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery olla from San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1930's. Another side view of the pottery olla.
BL-5: Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery olla from San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1930's. The pot is beautifully painted, and the form is wonderful. Condition is very good, given the age of the pot. Size: 5 1/2 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $575.

 

Native American Indian folk art, and Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, very whimsical pottery figure depicting an Anglo or European visitor or clown, signed by the famous artist, Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo, c. 1980. Main photo of the pottery figure by Virgil Ortiz. Native American Indian folk art, and Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, very whimsical pottery figure depicting an Anglo or European visitor or clown, signed by the famous artist, Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo, c. 1980. Another angle showing the pottery figure by artist Virgil Ortiz of Cochiti Pueblo. Native American Indian folk art, and Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, very whimsical pottery figure depicting an Anglo or European visitor or clown, signed by the famous artist, Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo, c. 1980. Photo showing the bottom of the figure, showing the artist's signature, Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo.
BE-7: Native American Indian folk art, and Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, very whimsical pottery figure depicting an Anglo or European visitor or clown, signed by the famous artist, Virgil Ortiz, Cochiti Pueblo, c. 1980. The figure is wonderfully comical and is very finely sculpted. This is a great piece of Native American Indian folk art and a discerning collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 7 1/2 inches high by 8 1/4 inches wide. Price: $2800.

 

Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a medium/large dough bowl from Santo Domingo Pueblo, c. 1970-80. The designs painted on the bowl are very beautiful and feature wonderful birds and foliage. Main photo of the Indian pottery bowl. Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a medium/large dough bowl from Santo Domingo Pueblo, c. 1970-80. The designs painted on the bowl are very beautiful and feature wonderful birds and foliage. Closeup photo of the birds on the front of the bowl. Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a medium/large dough bowl from Santo Domingo Pueblo, c. 1970-80. The designs painted on the bowl are very beautiful and feature wonderful birds and foliage. Photo of the back side of the Native American Indian pottery bowl.
MM-14: Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a medium/large dough bowl from Santo Domingo Pueblo, c. 1970-80. The designs painted on the bowl are very beautiful and feature wonderful birds and foliage. The piece is unsigned, but looks very much like an early piece by Robert Tonorio. Condition is excellent. Size: 13 1/4 inches diameter by 4 inches high. Price: $1200.

 

Native American Indian vintage pottery, a fine Acoma pot with an insect (bee or moth) motif, signed M. Antonio, c. 1960's. The insect motif is repeated three times, separated each time by the cloud/rain motif. Main photo of the Acoma pot by M. Antonio. Native American Indian vintage pottery, a fine Acoma pot with an insect (bee or moth) motif, signed M. Antonio, c. 1960's. The insect motif is repeated three times, separated each time by the cloud/rain motif. Photo of the bottom of the Acoma pottery pot. Native American Indian vintage pottery, a fine Acoma pot with an insect (bee or moth) motif, signed M. Antonio, c. 1960's. The insect motif is repeated three times, separated each time by the cloud/rain motif. Another side of the Acoma pottery pot.
JJ-11: Native American Indian vintage pottery, a fine Acoma pot with an insect (bee or moth) motif, signed M. Antonio, c. 1960's. The insect motif is repeated three times, separated each time by the cloud/rain motif. Very well-painted and formed. Condition is very good; there are some minor signs of age/wear (please, see photos). Size: 3 1/4 inches high by 3 1/4 inches diameter at widest part. Price: $325.

 

Native American Indian vintage pottery, a storyteller in the form of a bear mother with cub, Cochiti, c. 1980. The bears are beautifully formed and painted. Main photo. Native American Indian vintage pottery, a storyteller in the form of a bear mother with cub, Cochiti, c. 1980. The bears are beautifully formed and painted. Photo showing a side view. Native American Indian vintage pottery, a storyteller in the form of a bear mother with cub, Cochiti, c. 1980. The bears are beautifully formed and painted. Photo showing the bottom of the storyteller with the artist's signature.
DD-16: Native American Indian vintage pottery, a storyteller in the form of a bear mother with cub, Cochiti, c. 1980. The bears are beautifully formed and painted. The piece is signed on the bottom. This is about as cute and endearing as it gets! Condition is excellent. Size: 3 inches high by 2 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $125.

 

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