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CAS 2011-0009-0001   CAS 2011-0009-0001; Bowl
Category Pottery
Object Name Bowl
Culture Santa Clara Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Other Geographic Data Santa Clara Pueblo
Maker's Name Margaret Tafoya (1904 - 2001)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1960s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Small round blackware bowl with flat base, rounded sides, and incurving rim; Exterior (except base) and interior of rim are highly burnished; Background of band encircling sides of bowl are deeply carved, leaving a feathered serpent or Avanyu motif in relief, shown head to tail, with a lightning arrow extending from its mouth; Serpent’s eye and mouth are painted gray; Bowl has been reduction fired to yield a black-on-black overall color; Artist’s signature, “Margaret Tafoya” is lightly incised in script on base. Margaret Tafoya is considered the matriarch of Santa Clara potters, having many children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren who have continued her legacy.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 7.6, Rim Diam = 10.3, Max Diam = 13.3

Catalog Number CAS 2011-0009-0002   CAS 2011-0009-0002; Wedding vase
Category Pottery; Vessels
Object Name Wedding vase
Culture Santa Clara Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Other Geographic Data Santa Clara Pueblo
Maker's Name Margaret Tafoya (1904 - 2001)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1960-1975
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Double-spouted wedding vase with flat base, spherical body, and two tall, flaring necks with irregular rims, joined at the top by a stirrup handle; Entire exterior (except base) is highly burnished; Background area of design band that encircles upper sides of vase are carved away, leaving a stylized motif of two feathered serpents or Avanyu in relief, shown head to tail; Vase has been reduction fired to yield an overall black-on-black color; Artist’s signature “Margaret Tafoya” is lightly incised in script on base. Margaret Tafoya is considered the matriarch of Santa Clara potters, having many children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren who have continued her legacy.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 24.5, Width = 14.3, Rim Diam = 10.3, Max Diam = 12.8

Catalog Number CAS 2011-0009-0003   CAS 2011-0009-0003; Bowl
Category Pottery; Vessels
Object Name Bowl
Culture Santa Clara Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Other Geographic Data Santa Clara Pueblo
Maker's Name Stella Naranjo Chavarria (b. 1939)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1980s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Small round bowl with flat base, rounded sides, and incurving rim; Entire exterior (except base) and interior of rim are highly burnished; Background area of band that encircles mid-section of bowl has been carved away, leaving a motif of a highly stylized feathered serpent or Avanyu, shown head to tail; Bowl has been reduction fired, giving it a black-on-black color; Artist’s signature “Stella Chavarria Santa Clara” is lightly incised in script on base. Stella Naranjo Chavarria is the daughter of Teresita Naranjo and granddaughter of Christina Naranjo, both well known potters whose works are also included in the Academy’s collection. Stella’s husband, Loretto Chavarria, is a brother to Elizabeth Chavarria Naranjo, also represented in the Academy’s collection.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 7.1, Rim Diam = 7.2, Max Diam = 10.0

Catalog Number CAS 2011-0009-0004   CAS 2011-0009-0004; Bowl
Category Pottery
Object Name Bowl
Culture Santa Clara Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Rio Arriba
Other Geographic Data Santa Clara Pueblo
Maker's Name Elizabeth Chavarria Naranjo (b. 1929)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1984
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Round bowl with flat base, rounded sides and incurving rim; Entire exterior (except base) and interior rim are highly burnished; Interior is only slightly less burnished; Background area on decorative band that encircles upper sides of bowl is carved away, leaving a motif of a feathered serpent or Avanyu, shown with its head and tail overlapping and with a large lightning arrow extending from its mouth; Bowl has been reduction fired to yield a black-on-black color; Artist’s Signature “Elizabeth Naranjo Santa Clara Pueblo” is incised in script on base. Elizabeth Chavarria Naranjo is a sister-in-law to Stella Naranjo Chavarria, whose work is also represented in the Academy’s collection.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 11.2, Rim Diam = 18.5, Max Diam = 22.0

Catalog Number CAS 2011-0009-0005   CAS 2011-0009-0005; Bowl
Category Pottery; Vessels
Object Name Bowl
Culture Acoma Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Cibola
Other Geographic Data Acoma Pueblo
Maker's Name Lucy Martin Lewis (ca. 1900 - 1992)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1980
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Small round bowl with flat base, rounded underside, and nearly vertical sides with a slightly incurving rim; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth and covered with a white slip; Decorative band encircles upper sides of bowl and is divided into four panels, each painted with three columns of alternating black and white triangles; Series of four vertical black lines separate adjacent panels of triangles; Very heavy black framing line covers bowl’s lip; Artist’s signature “Lucy M. Lewis” is printed in black letting on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.6, Rim Diam = 8.1, Max Diam = 9.1

Catalog Number CAS 2011-0009-0006   CAS 2011-0009-0006; Canteen
Category Pottery; Vessels
Object Name Canteen
Culture Acoma Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Cibola
Other Geographic Data Acoma Pueblo
Maker's Name Lucy Martin Lewis (ca. 1900 - 1992)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1980
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Small semi-flattened canteen with rounded base, short round neck, and two perforated lug handles on upper shoulders; Exterior is scraped smooth and completed covered with white slip; Front of canteen is painted with central orange diamond shape, surrounded by two stylized parrot images in black and orange, all framed within two black circles; Pair of narrow black lines encircle neck just below rim, and heavy black line covers the rim; Artist’s signature “Lucy M. Lewis Acoma” is printed in black letters on reverse side of canteen.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 12.0, Width = 11.5, Depth = 6.8, Rim Diam = 2.4, Max Diam = 10.0

Catalog Number CAS 2011-0009-0007   CAS 2011-0009-0007; Jar
Category Pottery; Vessels
Object Name Jar
Culture Acoma Pueblo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Cibola
Other Geographic Data Acoma Pueblo
Maker's Name Stella Shutiva (1939 - 1997)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1980
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Paint
Description Small round jar with flat base and rounded sides, short straight-sided neck, and pair of wide strap handles just above mid-level height; Coils on exterior (including base) are corrugated and pair of handles have been attached at sides before entire jar was covered with white slip; Jar is completely unpainted except for small motif on each handle consisting of orange and white checkerboard pattern alongside 3 black feather shapes; Signature “S. Shutiva Acoma N. Mex.” is printed in black lettering on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 14.0, Width = 14.8, Rim Diam = 3.5, Max Diam = 13.7

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0008   CAS 2011-0009-0008; Bowl
Category Pottery
Object Name Bowl
Culture Hopi-Tewa
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Arizona
County Navajo
Other Geographic Data Hopi Indian Reservation: First Mesa; Village: Polacca
Maker's Name Rondina Huma (b. 1947)
Date of Manufacture ca. mid-1960s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay
Description Medium-sized round bowl with flat base and rounded lower sides that rise vertically to a straight rim; Interior and exterior are scraped smooth; Decorative band on exterior covers entire side of bowl and is divided into four panels, each painted with a different motif that includes wing feathers and other geometric shapes in black and red against an orange background, all framed above and below by two narrow and one heavy black framing lines; Lip is also painted with heavy black line; Artist’s signature “Rondina Huma Tewa Village” is printed in black lettering on base.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 9.1, Rim Diam = 12.0, Max Diam = 14.7

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0009   CAS 2011-0009-0009; Lithograph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Lithograph
Culture Luiseño
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Bernalillo
Other Geographic Data City: Albuquerque
Maker's Name Fritz Scholder (1937 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1980
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Lithographic ink
Description Lithograph entitled “American Warrior,” printed on paper; Abstract figure of standing Indian warrior dressed in green, red, and black is shown holding a red shield and green bow (?) and wearing buffalo horns on his head; In background is large white silhouette of buffalo skull with touches of green and red ink, all against a pale purple background; Numbered “21/100” in lower left corner and signed “Scholder” in lower right corner; Embossed chop marks of Tamarind Institute and the printer appear in the lower left corner and in the center of the bottom edge, both more easily seen on the reverse.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 56.5, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 76.5

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0010   CAS 2011-0009-0010; Lithograph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Lithograph
Culture Luiseño
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Bernalillo
Other Geographic Data City: Albuquerque
Maker's Name Fritz Scholder (1937 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1973
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Lithographic ink
Description Lithograph entitled “Indian, Dog and Friend,” printed on white paper by Tamarind Institute; Image depicts a man shown in silhouette,sitting in a folding chair with a large folded paper in his lap and talking to a Native American man, wearing a feather in his hair and kneeling in front of the first man; Reclining dog is shown in front of the Indian man; Numbered “88/100” in lower left corner, along with Tamarind’s chop mark; Signature “Scholder” and artist’s chop mark of a buffalo appear in lower right corner.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 58.5, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 43.3

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0011   CAS 2011-0009-0011; Lithograph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Lithograph
Culture Luiseño
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Bernalillo
Other Geographic Data City: Albuquerque
Maker's Name Fritz Scholder (1937 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1975
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Lithographic ink
Description Lithograph entitled “Self Portrait with Dark Glasses (First State),” printed on Buff Arches Paper by Tamarind Institute; Artist is shown in full frontal, shoulder length pose, wearing blue shirt and black sunglasses, set against plain blue background; Artist’s signature, “Scholder” appears in lower right corner; Numbered “80/100” in lower left corner, along with Tamarind’s blind stamp; Artist’s chop mark appears in lower center. The edition of 100 copies of this lithograph were released along with the book, Fritz Scholder Lithographs, pushed by the New York Graphic society, also limited to 100 copies. This lithograph and its accompanying book (signed by Fritz Scholder on last page) are both #80 of those editions.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 22.3, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 27.6

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0012   CAS 2011-0009-0012; Lithograph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Lithograph
Culture Luiseño
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Bernalillo
Other Geographic Data City: Albuquerque
Maker's Name Fritz Scholder (1937 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1980
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Lithographic ink
Description Lithograph titled “Artist at Forty as a Buffalo,” showing the artist in a 3/4 frontal pose from the waist up, wearing a military jacket with stars across the shoulders, against an orange background; Artist’s signature “Scholder” appears in lower right, Numbered “91/100” in lower left along with Tamarind’s blind stamps.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 57.0, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 76.5

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0013   CAS 2011-0009-0013; Lithograph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Lithograph
Culture Luiseño
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Fritz Scholder (1937 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1970
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Lithographic ink
Description Lithograph titled “Indian Encampment after Blakelock” depicting an encampment of several teepees shown in deep moonlit shadows, based on a similar work by American artist, George Blakelock; Artist’s signature “Scholder” appears in lower right, and edition number (30/50) appears in lower left.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 66.0, Thickness = 0.1, Length = 57.0

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0014   CAS 2011-0009-0014; Serigraph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Serigraph
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California and New Mexico
County San Francisco
Other Geographic Data City: San Francisco
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1984
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Serigraph titled “Canyon Harvest,” printed on white Rives BGK paper by Editions Press in San Francisco; Three Navajo women are shown together kneeling, with one in 3/4 profile, one in side profile, and the third with her back to the viewer; The two women in the front are both holding ears of corn; Artist’s signature and date “R C Gorman 1984” appear in lower left; edition number (175) appears in lower right along with Edition’s Press chop mark; Printer’s chop mark appears in lower center.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 148.6, Length = 97.7

Catalog Number

CAS 2011-0009-0015   CAS 2011-0009-0015; Serigraph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Serigraph
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California and New Mexico
County San Francisco
Other Geographic Data City: San Francisco
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1978
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Serigraph titled “Navajo Mother and Child,” printed on Stonehenge white paper by Editions Press in San Francisco; Seated Navajo woman cradling an infant in her arms is shown; Woman is dressed in white skirt and coral-colored blouse; Artist’s signature “R. C. Gorman” appears in lower left; Edition’s Press chop mark appears in lower right.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 71.0, Length = 96.2

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CAS 2011-0009-0016   CAS 2011-0009-0016; Etching
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Etching
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Santa Fe
Other Geographic Data City: Santa Fe
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1978
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Etching titled “Lady with Pears,” printed on Arches Cover White paper by Hand Graphics Impressions in Santa Fe; Seated Navajo woman is shown holding several pears in her lap in a shawl, with several other pears at her feet, all printed in shades of brown; Artist’s signature and date “R. C. Gorman 1978” appear in lower left; “Hand Graphics Impression” appears in lower right; Blind stamp for Hand Graphics Impressions (Hand Graphics Ltd. with hand print) appear on revers in lower right corner.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 45.4, Length = 38.0

Catalog Number CAS 2011-0009-0017   CAS 2011-0009-0017; Lithograph
Category Visual Arts
Object Name Lithograph
Culture Navajo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. New Mexico
County Taos
Other Geographic Data City: Taos
Maker's Name R. C. Gorman (Rudolph Carl Gorman) (1931 - 2005)
Date of Manufacture 1989
Collection Name N/A
Materials Paper; Ink
Description Lithograph titled “Red Concho,” printed on white paper by Taos Editions; Navajo woman is shown seated leaning on her left arm, with her body in side profile but her head turned to the viewer; She is dressed in pink skirt, pale purple blouse and a silver concho belt worn over a red belt; Woman is shown seated on a mauve-colored ground, against a blue background; Artist’s signature and date “R. C. Gorman 1989” are written in pencil in lower left corner, while edition number (81/300) is written in lower right corner; Artist’s blind stamp (RCG) and Taos Edition’s blind stamp (Taos Editions Ltd.) are printed on reverse in lower left and lower right corners, respectively. This serigraph was issued along with a limited edition book, R. C. Gorman, The Graphic Works, both in an edition of 300, of which this serigraph and accompanying book are #81.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 34.0, Length = 27.2
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