Three Santa Clara Pueblo carved pottery vessels

Teresita Naranjo (1919-1999)

The first, a blackware storage jar with carved geometric design, signed to underside, "Teresita Naranjo"; the second, a small bowl carved with clouds and mountains, signed to underside, "Teresita Naranjo"; the third, a carved redware wedding vase, signed to underside, "Teresita Naranjo"; together with black-on-black Avanyu serpent small jar, signed to underside, "Teresita Naranjo Sta Clara Pueblo."

H: 4 3/4 in. Diam: 4 3/4 in. (largest); H: 8 1/4 in. (wedding vase)


Collection of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Sold for $2,375 (buyer's premium included)