Singing Figure with Olla by Maxine Toya, Jemez

 An elegant figure of a pueblo woman singing, holding an olla in her right hand.The figure expresses simplicity and serenity. The artist combines stone polished painted surfaces with matte textures to create a beautiful and powerful sculpture in clay. Maxine Toya was born in 1948 and started making pottery in the early 1970's while pursuing a career as a teacher in the local schools. Now retired from teaching, she has won several awards at the annual Santa Fe Indian Market.

H. 12⅞" : W. 8" 

c. 1990
Sold #7405

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