Native American Wedding Vases
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Wedding Vases
Authentic Native American, traditional and contemporary, wedding vases by the potters of Santa Clara, Jemez, Hopi, Zia, Laguna, Zuni, Taos and Acoma pueblos ~ also the potters of Mata Ortiz and the Navajo Dine Nation. All our one-of-a-kind vases are created from hand-dug clay. The clay is then hand coiled into shape and painted with natural pigments derived from vegetation and minerals by the potter whose signature is on the vase's bottom. Each pot is created in the potter's home with the help of family members.


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Roberta Shendo

The Roberta Shendo vase at right has a deep polish read and matte corn motif. It measures 6.25 inches tall and a little over 2.75 inches wide. Be aware that these are extremely well executed petite vases with a focus on quality over size. Your price $100 ~ Item #WV890. Includes Shipping! NOW TAKE 40% OFF LISTED PRICE

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Roberta Shendo is from Jemez Pueblo. She has been an active potter since 1980 working with matte polychrome stone polished redware and buffware wedding vases and using clouds, corn plants and kiva steps as her principle graphic designs. Roberta's work is carried by the Indian Craft Shop, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., and several other galleries of note. Her work has been published in Dr. Gregory Schaaf’s “Pueblo Indian Pottery: 750 Biographies”, Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni” by Hayes and Blom; and Berger and Schiffer’s “Pueblo & Navajo Contemporary Pottery”.

“Roberta Shendo is an exceptional pottery painter. Her compositions are complex, often swirling. Her eye for detail is delineated with graceful painted lines. Her stone polish on the areas outside the principle design is smooth and glossy.” Dr. Gregory Schaaf


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Marcella Yepa wedding vaseMarcella Yepa

The melon swirl wedding vase at left has beautiful shape and polish. It is a stunning piece that measures 11 inches tall with four red ware swirls and the rest are tan ware. Your price $350 ~ Item #WV935. Includes Shipping! NOW TAKE 40% OFF LISTED PRICE

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Marcella Yepa wedding vase

The wedding vase at right has two perfect red melon swirls on the front and is a smooth tan ware on the backside It measures 11 inches tall and beautiful, flawless piece. Your price $350 ~ Item #WV936 Includes Shipping! NOW TAKE 40% OFF LISTED PRICE

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Marcella Yepa is of the Jemez Pueblo Sun Clan and has been an active potter since 1983 creating stone polished redware and tanware melon swirl pots, jars and wedding vases. She was taught the Jemez tradition of pottery by Felipita Yepa and her aunt, Alvina Yepa. She gathers natural clay, hand coils and sculpts her forms and fires her pottery outdoors with cedar chips. Marcella is represented by galleries in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and in Utah and has been published Schaaf's "Southern Pueblo Pottery: 2000 Artist Biographies", and "Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni" by Allan Hayes &John Blom.


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Deldrick Cellicion


The wedding vase at left is a beautiful color layout and very impressive to see - really gorgeous. It measures 11.5 inches tall by 7 inches wide with perfect shape. Your price $310 ~ Item #WV784. Includes Shipping! NOW TAKE 40% OFF LISTED PRICE

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Zuni Pueblo Deldrick Cellicion wedding vase

This orange wedding vase with black lizards at right is the classic Deldrick Cellicion wedding vase, kind of where it all began with this unique design that has become one of the most popular in the wedding vase genre. Notice the extra design work on the handle which makes it unique. It measures 11 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide. Your price $295 ~ Item #WV909 Includes Shipping! NOW TAKE 40% OFF LISTED PRICE

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Deldrick Cellicion pottery

At left is a smaller. less ornate and less expensive orange wedding vase with black lizards. The lower price is because of the plain handle rather than size related. Same level of fine craftsmanship is present. This vase measures 10.25 inches tall by 5.75 inches wide. Your price $195 ~ Item #WV910 Includes Shipping! NOW TAKE 40% OFF LISTED PRICE

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Deldrick Cellicion wedding vase

 

At right is a white and tan wedding vase measuring 10.5 inches tall. Your price $195 ~ Item #WV922  Includes Shipping! TAKE 40% OFF LISTED PRICE

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Deldrick Cellicion collaborates with his wife, Lorenda Cellicion, at Zuni Pueblo to create polychrome jars, bowls, effigies and wedding vases. His favorite designs are lizards, salamanders, frogs, rosettes, feathers and scroll but it has been the salamander designs that have captured the eye of many pueblo pottery enthusiasts and collectors in recent years. Deldrick and Lorenda's work is seen in many New Mexico galleries and fine shops and is included in "Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni" by Hayes & Blom; and in Dr. Gregory Schaaf's "Southern Pueblo Pottery:2000 Artist Biographies".


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