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Santa Clara - Redware Seed Pot with Sgraffito Butterflies and Turquoise Beads by Julie Guttierrez (Santa Clara Pueblo)

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Price: $975.00
Item Number: RGP00352
This very unique redware seed pot by Santa Clara artist Julie Guttierrez features floral, butterfly and hummingbird sgraffito designs and inlaid turquoise beads.

Pottery from the Santa Clara Pueblo is created with the handmade coiling technique where clay coils are wedged together to form a shape. The pottery is coated with a slip and polished with very smooth stones to achieve the shiny and smooth look. Deep carved designs as well as fine etching/carving into the pot (sgraffito) are used. The same red clay and techniques are used for both the redware and the blackware with the blackness of the pottery being achieved by smothering the firing pit at the end of the firing process.

Height 4.5", Width 6.5"

To learn more about Santa Clara Pueblo pottery, visit our information page.

 

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