Zuni Snake Olla ca. 1890's
Very Rare Snake Zuni Olla, ca. 1890's no signature. Snake and Tadpoles surround this incredible Zuni pot, with black band running along the top and inside. Very strong third dimensional snakes with polychrome color designs with flat brown tadpoles painted in between the snakes. A few chips along rim with one snake missing some of his nose. No cracks and is in fabulous shape for age and the fact that is is a third dimensional piece. Bottom has the traditional painted brown.
All of the Pueblo pottery is made with the coil and pinch method, made with clay the artists gathered, hand-polished, and traditionally fired. It will be double boxed and fully insured shipping.
Measurements: 7 3/4" tall, 10 1/2" wide, with a 7 1/4" opening.