BLACKWARE MELLON BOWL BY TONI ROLLER (SANTA CLARA)
Tonita Tafoya Roller was born in 1935 and is a member of the Corn/Badger Clan. She has been making pottery since 1960. She is the granddaughter of Jose Geronimo Tafoya (1863- 1952) and the daughter of Margaret Tafoya (1904- 2001), from whom she learned her craft. Collections include: Goebel Pottery Museum, Rodental, Germany; Indian Culture Center, Albuquerque, NM; Presidential Collection, Washington, DC; Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ; Vatican Collection, Rome, Italy; Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA; National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden, Holland; Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO. She has won numerous awards for her pottery over the years and has also written a book entitled Indian Pottery published in 1997. She was profiled in the documentary short film With Hand and Heart, a portrait of Southwestern Native American Artists.
measurements: 3 1/2" tall x 11" approx. diameter
notes: comes with its 1995 winning ribbons for Best of Division and 1st Place.
This is a consignment item and is not eligible for layaway.