San Ildefonso Pueblo
Pottery Maine presents both traditional and contemporary pottery
by Santa Clara and San Ildefonso artists including Mary Cain,
Mida Tafoya, Tina Diaz, Sammy Naranjo, Stella Chavarria, Victor
and Naomi Eckleberry, Bernice Naranjo, Barbara Martinez, Martin
Moquino, Corn Moquino, Denise Chavarria, Forrest Naranjo, Ron
Suazo, Dusty Naranjo, Eric Sunbird Fender, Lois Gutierrez, Alice
Martinez, Sharon Naranjo Garcia, Martha Appleleaf, Madeline &
Adrian Naranjo, Linda Cain, Marilyn Martinez, Glenda Naranjo,
Eugene Gutierrez, Gwen Tafoya, Goldenrod, Anna Archuleta, Ethel
Vigil, Chris Martinez, Sherry Tafoya and Kevin Naranjo.
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A beautiful cream on red ware pot
with avanyu motif. Highly polished measuring 5 inches tall by
4.75 inches wide. Your price $650 ~ Item
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Sunbird Fender (Than Tsiden),
of San Ildefonso Pueblo, has been
an active potter since 1985 working with polychrome, black-on-black,
green-on-red, green on black jars, bowls and plates. He is also
a noted painter and sculptor and has won first place for his pottery,
painting and sculpture at the Santa Fe Indian Market and at the
First New Mexico Congressional Art Competition. You can tell by
the number of pieces we have from Erik that we are wild about
his work and doing our best to bring a range of prices to you.
is the son of Martha Appleleaf Fender who is the niece of Maria
Martinez. He often shows with his mother. His work is included
in Dr. Gregory Schaaf's "Pueblo Indian Pottery: 750 Artist
Biographies", and in Rick Dillingham’s "Fourteen
Families in Pueblo Pottery".
wins more awards and well deserved praise every year. His work
is now being purchased by the best galleries in the Southwest
who sell at top dollar. It is increasingly difficult for collectors
to acquire it at anything less than full gallery retail. Do not
miss an increasingly rare opportunity to purchase Erik's work
before it is out of reach.
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beautiful plate measures 11.5 inches in diameter and is a superb
example of her work. It is a superb addition to any fine collection.
Your price $1,800 ~ Item #SC380. Click
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of Santa Clara/Pojoaque heritage and has been a potter since 1955
working with polychrome jars and plates. She is the sister of
Lois Gutierrez-de la Cruz, Thelma
Talachy and Goldenrod Garcia. She has won many first place awards
including first place for plates at the Indian Market in Santa
Fe, N.M. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Heard
Museum in Phoenix, Arizona.
work has been published in books and publications throughout the
country in including magazines such as Arizona Highways, New
Mexico Magazine, and American Indian Art Magazine.
Her work has also appeared in Gregory
Schaaf's "Pueblo Indian Pottery: 750 Artist Biographies";
"Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery" by Dillingham;
Lillian Peaster’s "Pueblo Pottery Families"
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