Nine Lots of Fine Pottery

We are pleased to include nine pieces of exquisite pottery from the collection of Jim and Jane Carpenter (Colorado).

 Large Cochiti Dough Bowl Nice-sized Cochiti dough bowl, painted with traditional designs, with three black lines at the rim, two lines at the center, and red slip at bottom and interior. Circa 1920s-30s, 6 1/2" x 12".   Lot 182, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM. Estimate $1,500-1,800.

Large Cochiti Dough Bowl
Nice-sized Cochiti dough bowl, painted with traditional designs, with three black lines at the rim, two lines at the center, and red slip at bottom and interior. Circa 1920s-30s, 6 1/2" x 12".
Lot 182, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.
Estimate $1,500-1,800.

 Acoma Pottery Bowl or Jar A fine piece of Acoma pottery showcasing a black and orange design of two pairs of perched parrots, nestled between fauna, butterflies and even a single hummingbird, over a cream colored background. Well-executed and very attractive. Circa mid-20th century. 8 1/2" across the shoulder, 6 1/2" tall.   Lot 184, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM. Estimate $1,500-2,000.

Acoma Pottery Bowl or Jar
A fine piece of Acoma pottery showcasing a black and orange design of two pairs of perched parrots, nestled between fauna, butterflies and even a single hummingbird, over a cream colored background. Well-executed and very attractive. Circa mid-20th century. 8 1/2" across the shoulder, 6 1/2" tall.
Lot 184, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.

 Large Santo Domingo Dough Bowl by Effie Rosetta A massive Santo Domingo pottery bowl with interior and exterior classic black painted designs. Traditional cream slip and a red clay underbody. The outside design features a band of repeating stars capped with another band of repeating elements of a floral nature. The inside is quite unusual, with two large geometric devices facing one another, beneath a scallop-painted border. Signed "effie" and "rosetta" on opposite sides along the lower edge of the bowl, and "S.D.P." (for Santo Domingo Pueblo) is painted prominently on the bottom. An impressive 19" wide by 9" tall. Circa 1920s.  From Jack Slaughter, to current owner, with oral history that the bowl was acquired in approximately 1930 by John Bull & Co., Sheffield, England.   Lot 186, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM. Estimate $6,000-7,000.

Large Santo Domingo Dough Bowl by Effie Rosetta
A massive Santo Domingo pottery bowl with interior and exterior classic black painted designs. Traditional cream slip and a red clay underbody. The outside design features a band of repeating stars capped with another band of repeating elements of a floral nature. The inside is quite unusual, with two large geometric devices facing one another, beneath a scallop-painted border. Signed "effie" and "rosetta" on opposite sides along the lower edge of the bowl, and "S.D.P." (for Santo Domingo Pueblo) is painted prominently on the bottom. An impressive 19" wide by 9" tall. Circa 1920s. 
From Jack Slaughter, to current owner, with oral history that the bowl was acquired in approximately 1930 by John Bull & Co., Sheffield, England.
Lot 186, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.
Estimate $6,000-7,000.

 Blue Corn Polychrome Pot A striking San Ildefonso Pueblo polychrome jar by Blue Corn (Crucita Gonzales Calabaza, 1921-1999). With classic Blue Corn colors, and a traditional star design. Signed on base: Blue Corn / San Ildefonso / Pueblo. 8" x 5 3/4".    Lot 188, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM. Estimate $4,000-5,000.

Blue Corn Polychrome Pot
A striking San Ildefonso Pueblo polychrome jar by Blue Corn (Crucita Gonzales Calabaza, 1921-1999). With classic Blue Corn colors, and a traditional star design. Signed on base: Blue Corn / San Ildefonso / Pueblo. 8" x 5 3/4". 
Lot 188, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.
Estimate $4,000-5,000.

 Large Zuni Painted Pottery Canteen with Stopper A very large and remarkable Pueblo pottery canteen. Likely Zuni, with a polychrome rosette motif on both sides, with a black scalloped border, fine lines, and a fantastic high polish more reminiscent of the master Hopi potters of the era. With attached leather strap, and what appears to be an original carved stopper. Measuring an impressive 14" x 14" x 8 ½." A magnificent example in all regards, circa 1900-1910.   Lot 190, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM. Estimate $6,000-7,000.

Large Zuni Painted Pottery Canteen with Stopper
A very large and remarkable Pueblo pottery canteen. Likely Zuni, with a polychrome rosette motif on both sides, with a black scalloped border, fine lines, and a fantastic high polish more reminiscent of the master Hopi potters of the era. With attached leather strap, and what appears to be an original carved stopper. Measuring an impressive 14" x 14" x 8 ½." A magnificent example in all regards, circa 1900-1910.
Lot 190, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.
Estimate $6,000-7,000.

 Early San Ildefonso Pot An early polychrome San Ildefonso pottery jar. Geometric and floral designs are spaced throughout the body and around the rim. Nicely executed and painted. 9" wide, 6 3/4" tall. Circa 1900-1910.    Lot 183, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM. Estimate $2,000-2,500.

Early San Ildefonso Pot
An early polychrome San Ildefonso pottery jar. Geometric and floral designs are spaced throughout the body and around the rim. Nicely executed and painted. 9" wide, 6 3/4" tall. Circa 1900-1910. 
Lot 183, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.
Estimate $2,000-2,500.

 Historic Santo Domingo Pottery Jar A classic Pueblo pottery storage jar with traditional Santo Domingo designs. Nicely shaped and executed, 14” tall by 13” wide. In excellent condition, from the Estate of Jose Reano, Governor of Santo Domingo Pueblo.  Provenance: Estate of Jose Reano to Margaret Kilgore to current owner.   Lot 185, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM. Estimate $8,000-10,000.

Historic Santo Domingo Pottery Jar
A classic Pueblo pottery storage jar with traditional Santo Domingo designs. Nicely shaped and executed, 14” tall by 13” wide. In excellent condition, from the Estate of Jose Reano, Governor of Santo Domingo Pueblo. 
Provenance: Estate of Jose Reano to Margaret Kilgore to current owner.
Lot 185, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.
Estimate $8,000-10,000.

 Santo Domingo Pottery Jar A very large and well-executed Santo Domingo pottery jar. Interesting dark black quadrants of repeating geometric designs, buff colored clay, and a cream slip. It measures an exceptional 14 1/2" at the shoulder, and 13 1/2" tall. Circa 1900, from the Estate of Jose Reano. Provenance: Estate of Jose Reano to Margaret Kilgore to current owner.   Lot 187, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM. Estimate $8,000-10,000.

Santo Domingo Pottery Jar
A very large and well-executed Santo Domingo pottery jar. Interesting dark black quadrants of repeating geometric designs, buff colored clay, and a cream slip. It measures an exceptional 14 1/2" at the shoulder, and 13 1/2" tall. Circa 1900, from the Estate of Jose Reano.
Provenance: Estate of Jose Reano to Margaret Kilgore to current owner.
Lot 187, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.
Estimate $8,000-10,000.

 Large Mary Singer Carved Black Wedding Jar A very fine, large wedding jar by award-winning Santa Clara potter, Mary Singer. Black vase with a top-notch stone-burnished finish, and a deeply carved Avanyu serpent. Signed on base: “Mary Singer / Santa Clara / Pue. / New Mexico.” With 1993 Santa Fe Indian Market winner red ribbon (second place). 17 1/2" tall by 10 1/2". One of the best works we have seen by this artist, in excellent condition.   Lot 188, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM. Estimate $4,000-5,000.

Large Mary Singer Carved Black Wedding Jar
A very fine, large wedding jar by award-winning Santa Clara potter, Mary Singer. Black vase with a top-notch stone-burnished finish, and a deeply carved Avanyu serpent. Signed on base: “Mary Singer / Santa Clara / Pue. / New Mexico.” With 1993 Santa Fe Indian Market winner red ribbon (second place). 17 1/2" tall by 10 1/2". One of the best works we have seen by this artist, in excellent condition.
Lot 188, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - June 23rd, 2018, Santa Fe, NM.
Estimate $4,000-5,000.