Cochiti Pueblo Native American Indian Pottery Friendship Pot #3 - Vangie Suina
Artist: Vangie Suina (Cochiti Pueblo)
Dimensions: 4 1/4" tall X 4 1/4" Wide (6 1/2" to top of ladder)
Description: Friendship Pot with 18 children Sitting around the edge and a Kiva ladder! This is an incredible piece! 1 boy is holding a pot, two are holding plates, one is holding a baby, one is sleeping, one is holding a drum, one is holding a book, one is holding a slice of watermelon, 3 are holding balls, one is holding a block and one is holding a football! 2 girls are leaning over and looking inside! The pot itself is painted red & white which really makes it pop! The designs around the perimeter represent the four directions! The ladder helps the spirits emerge from the Spirit World into ours! Wow!! Their expressions are so cute! The detail on the painting is really amazing, all their clothes have different patterns and the fine lines are extremely precise! A true collector's item!