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Filomena Cajete Gutierrez Artworks :  

 Santa Clara, Blackware Olla with bear paw designs

 15 by 15 by 15 inches Pottery 

Filomena Cajete Gutierrez art

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    Event History :
  • 2007 American Indian Art Auction (NS)
c. Third Quarter of the Nineteenth Century; This polished black classically shaped water jar with four bear paw designs is a stunning example of pottery at its time. Stylistic evaluation and age show it to be the work of Filomena Cajete Gutierrez, who was the grandmother of the celebrated potter Margaret Tafoya. Her mother Sara Fina, who in turn was taught by her mother, Filomena, instructed Margaret in the traditional ways 

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