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2022 Fall Fine Art and Interiors Auction

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 491

5 Pcs. Native American Southwest Pottery, incl. Santa Clara & Navajo Blackware

Estimate: $250 - $350

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Five (5) Native American Southwest pottery items, including Santa Clara and Navajo blackware. 1st item: Clara Suazo (Santa Clara Pueblo, 20th century) blackware pottery bowl or vase with carved geometric pattern. Signed "Clara Suazo Santa Clara Pue." to underside. 2 3/4" H x approx. 5" dia. 2nd item: Mary Saxon (Navajo, 20th century) blackware pottery vessel, olla form open to lower attached, rectangular trough having incised geometric design. Signed "Navajo Mary Saxon" to underside. 3 3/8" H x 7 1/2" W x approx. 3 3/8" D. 3rd item: Blackware pottery vessel, olla form with carved water serpent or Avanyu carved design. Inscribed "CG #5" in gold to underside. 3 5/8" H x approx. 3 1/2" dia. 20th century. 4th item: Blackware pottery dish with geometric pattern. Numbered sticker label affixed to underside. 4" dia. Late 19th/early 20th century. 5th item: Southwestern pottery bowl with white slip glaze and two-color geometric overglaze design. Unsigned. 3 7/8" H x approx. 6 3/8" dia. Late 19th/early 20th century.

Private Bristol, Tennessee collection.


All items in overall good condition with minor scattered surface wear including minute surface scratches. 4th item: Loss to rim measuring 1/4" x 7/8". 5th item: Surface craquelure and scattered wear to glaze; minor scattered losses to rim, largest measuring 1/4" x 1/2".

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