Deer Miniature with Turquoise Stone 2.75"H x 3"Diameter by Ellsworth Polacca Nampeyo (b.1940-1993) - Hopi

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From the Collection of Brenda and John Blom, John is the author or Southwestern Pottery Anasazi to Zuni.

Ellsworth Polacca Nampeyo Hopi Pueblo Native American Indian Pottery This gorgeous sgraffito pot was hand coiled and etched by Ellsworth Polacca Nampeyo, son of noted potter, Fannie Nampeyo in 1979. The form, etching and polish are outstanding. It measures 2.75” h x 3" w and is signed “Ellsworth Polacca Nampeyo 79”.

It is in mint condition and no chips, cracks or restoration. It is difficult to find his work. Ellsworth was born in 1940 and passed away in 1993. He is the son of noted potter Fannie Nampeyo (b. 1900).

Ellsworth was the grandson of Nampeyo; son of Fannie Polacca Nampeyo and Vinton Polacca; brother of Elva Tewaguna Nampeyo, Leah Garcia Nampeyo, Tonita Hamilton Nampeyo, Harold Polacca, Thomas Polacca Nampeyo and Iris Youvella Nampeyo.