Handcrafted by Nambe Pueblo artist Martha Romero, this unique decorative plate was created using red clay which turned black through the outdoor firing process and is finished with black micaceous slip. Look closely to see the symbolic eagle, the messenger to the heavens, carved into the center.
Martha is known for creating utilitarian pieces that can be used in the home or shown as a piece of art and she is carrying on the important legacy of pottery making within the Pueblo of Nambe.
Plate measures 8-3/8" in diameter and is 1-3/4" in thickness, comes with certificate of authenticity.
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