Zuni Pueblo Pottery

Zuni Pueblo

Pueblo Pottery Maine presents both traditional and contemporary pottery by several Zuni potters including Noreen Simplicio, Randy Nahohai, Gabriel Paloma, Anderson and Avelia Peynetsa, Gaylon Westika, Deldrick and Lorenda Cellicion, and Tara Edaakie. We also carry Zuni fetishes and jewelry


Place your cursor on the image to see another view of the pottery.
Photographs can make images look larger or smaller. Please note measurements.


How to make a Purchase 

Copyright Paul LuiseNoreen Simplicio of Zuni Pueblo has been making pottery since she was in high school and was inspired by Jennie Laate and Angelina Medina who both taught Noreen the ways of traditional Native American pottery making. 

The pot at top, left displays the motifs of a Zuni classic featuring a deer with heart line and Noreen's unique presentation of pueblo community on top of the pot. No collection should be without a piece by Noreen - our own included. This pot measures 7 inches tall (add 2 more inches for the ladder) by 5.75 inches wide. Great shape, exquisite detail and deep, rich colors and a pueblo community living at the top of the piece - incredible detail. Your price $675 ~ Item #ZUN42 Click here to see an enlargement of this beautiful piece.  Includes Shipping! SOLD

The pot at right is of the genre that Noreen became famous for, the classic rosette and deer in house. It is a superb example of perfect detail and proportion measuring 7 inches tall by 7.5 inches wide. The enlargement really shows how grand this piece is in detail. This pot was bought in 2004 and the price reflects its cost five years ago. Your price $995 ~ Item #ZUN76. Please click here to see the enlargement. Includes Shipping!

At left is one of Noreen's wonderful lizard pots in white with heartline deer painting on the side, two three-dimensional lizards on the edges and one of the inside. Unique work for any pueblo but also for Zuni and extremely well done as all her work is in every way. This whimsical and intriguing pot measures 2.75 inches tall by 5 inches wide. Your price $545 ~ Item $ZUN98. Click here to see an enlargement.   SOLD

 

Another great 3-D lizard pot featuring 4 rim lizards and one on the inside. Fantastic creation measuring 2.75 inches tall by 5 inches wide - a great collector's addition! Your price $495 ~ Item #ZUN99. Click here to see an enlargement.  SOLD

Noreen has been making pottery for over 25 years and won her first award in 1988. Since then she has won numerous awards and has become one of the most sought after Zuni artists today. Her pottery is completely hand made using natural clays and pigments gathered from the Zuni Pueblo. Noreen specializes in traditional Zuni pottery with finely sculpted lizards or geckos. Noreen also creates fantastic pottery with sculpted scenes of ancient pueblo dwellings that are fully detailed with tiny figures of Pueblo Indians. 

At left is one of our favorite designs by Noreen that we always request from her. It's an oval shaped seedpot with lizards sprinting in and out of its walls. Very whimsical and fun. Measures 3.5 inches tall by 2.75 inches wide. Your price $275 ~ Item #ZUN100. Includes Shipping!

At right is a rust colored seedpot with lizards measuring 3.5 inches tall by 2.75 inches wide. Great fun. Your price $275 ~ Item #ZUN101. SOLD

Roll your cursor over images to see second view of this pot.


How to make a Purchase

Claudine Haloo created this very traditional piece of Zuni pottery that features in-house heartline deer and rosettes. It's a simple piece but pure Zuni nonetheless with good shape and graphics, solid colors and in excellent condition. It was purchased from the Schaaf collection so it's age is unknown but it's qualities are easily recognizable. It measures 4 inches tall by 5 inches wide. Your price $225 ~ Item #ZUN47. Includes Shipping!

Roll your cursor over images to see second view of this pottery.

 


How to make a Purchase

Marcus Homer has been an active potter since 1978 working with polychrome jars, bowls, effigy and frog pots, seedpots, wedding vases and canteens. He has won first place and other awards at the Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial, the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Arts & Crafts Show, the New Mexico State Fair, the Heard Museum Show, and the"Zuni Show" at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff.

At right is a truly stunning engagement basket with a twisted coil handle, kiva step sides and great graphics featuring both frogs and tadpoles. Very well done with crisp solid colors and detail - the best of this genre. It measures 6 inches tall by 9 inches wide. Your price $240 ~ Item #ZUN60.

Homer's work has been published in Dr. Gregory Schaaf’s “Southern Pueblo Pottery 2,000 Artist Biographies” and Berger & Schiffer’s “Pueblo and Navajo Contemporary Pottery”. His work is regularly carried at the Indian Craft Shop, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., and at the Pueblo of Zuni Arts & Crafts in Zuni, New Mexico.

Roll your cursor over images to see second view of this pottery.

See more Zuni pottery

How to make a Purchase


Acoma • Hopi-Tewa • Jemez • Santa Clara/San Ildefonso
Laguna • Zia • ZuniSanto Domingo • Micaceous • Wedding Vases
  Other Tribes  •  StorytellersFetishes, Sculptures, Kachinas
Native American Paintings  •  Southwest Decor Slip Cast Pottery

Ask a Question: Send an E-mail to Us Now  •  How To Purchase

Homepage  •  Welcome  •  The Pueblos   •  Learn More •  Contact Us  
  Links of Interest IIIIIIIVVVI  • VII  • VIII