Vintage Pottery Bowl By Hopi Artist Garnet Pavatea Hopi- Tewa

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Vintage Pottery Bowl By Hopi Artist Garnet Pavatea Hopi- Tewa

595.00

Vintage Pottery Bowl By Hopi Artist Garnet Pavatea Hopi- Tewa

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Vintage Pottery Bowl By Hopi Artist Garnet Pavatea Hopi- Tewa

Garnet Pavatea (Asamana - Mustard Flower Girl) was born in 1915 in the Hopi-Tewa village of Hano on First Mesa. Her father was Hopi, her mother Tewa. She began a long and productive career of pottery making around 1946 and continued until she passed in 1981. Garnet was married to Womak Pavatea and their daughter, Wilma Rose Pavatea, produced pottery in the form of miniature jars from around 1950 to 1960. During her lifetime Garnet entered more than 400 pieces for judging in the Museum of Northern Arizona's Hopi Artist Exhibition. She won an amazing total of 139 ribbons. Her pieces have been long a favorite among collectors of Hopi pottery.

This beautiful bowl measres 2" X 5.5" and has a waterbird design.