Vintage Carved Redware Kachina Pot – Elvira Polacca Naha Nampeyo & Marty Naha Nampeyo – Hopi

$1,600.00

Marty Naha Nampeyo Hopi Pueblo, born 1970, active 1990-present; carved redware. Marty Naha now signs as a team with his wife – Marty and Elvira Naha.

Elvira Polacca Naha Nampeyo, Hopi Pueblo, Snow Clan, Polacca, born 1968, active 1980-present: carved redware.

Marty Naha Nampeyo is known together with his wife for their development of the incised Redware (introduced by Elvira’s father, Tom Polacca), Marty and Elvira have perfected the Kachina element captured in each of their unique pieces. His heritage and involvement with daily Hopi culture have given them an advantage. His closeness with the Hopi way of life is represented as each piece nearly comes to life in the hands of an onlooker.

Having shown throughout the Southwest, Marty and Elvira’s pottery pieces can be seen in various galleries as well as publications dealing with elaborate Native American art.
Dimensions: 11 1/2″ tall and 7 1/2″ in diameter. Vintage. In perfect condition.

Description

Marty Naha Nampeyo Hopi Pueblo, born 1970, active 1990-present; carved Redware. Marty Naha now signs as a team with his wife – Marty and Elvira Naha.

Elvira Polacca Naha Nampeyo, Hopi Pueblo, Snow Clan, Polacca, born 1968, active 1980-present: carved redware.

Marty Naha Nampeyo is known together with his wife for their development of the incised Redware (introduced by Elvira’s father, Tom Polacca), Marty and Elvira have perfected the Kachina element captured in each of their unique pieces. His heritage and involvement with daily Hopi culture have given them an advantage. His closeness with the Hopi way of life is represented as each piece nearly comes to life in the hands of an onlooker.

Having shown throughout the Southwest, Marty and Elvira’s pottery pieces can be seen in various galleries as well as publications dealing with elaborate Native American art.
Dimensions: 11 1/2″ tall and 7 1/2″ in diameter. Vintage. In perfect condition.