There are certain forms of pottery that Nancy has totally excelled in. Hand coiled melon bowls are certainly one of them. This new red melon is spectacular. It has sixteen carved ribs. It is a beautiful deep red tone with remarkable polishing. Nancy has said that she “finds that her jars and bowls with straight ridges from top to bottom are the hardest to make perfectly, as the ridge lines must be absolutely perpendicular all around. The slightest slant of one ridge would stand out in the finished piece.” Notice the outstanding symmetry in this jar. It would be a wonderful addition to anybody’s collection showing classic, traditional Santa Clara work.

1 ¼” high by 1 ½” wide

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