Lot 486

C. 1960's Jemez Pottery Wedding Vase by L. Tsosie

Estimate: $200 - $400

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For your consideration in this lot is a mid. 20th century signed, Leonard Tsosie artist from Jemez Pueblo, pottery Wedding Vase. Leonard Tsosie (Corn Hill) was born into Jemez Pueblo in the late 1940’s. Leonard has been working with clay since the age of 11. His wife, is the famous potter Emily Fragua-Tsosie. This is a classic wedding vase. The wedding vase symbolizes two lives coming together as one. The two spouts represent the two separate lives. The bridge at the top unites the two lives. The wedding couple will cherish their wedding vase throughout their married life. This vase is 8 1/2" tall, 6" wide and 16" around. The vase is painted in a polychrome colors of cream, red, and black. The vase has very slight signs of damage and wear, including a small chip and dirt smudge. Provenance: Purchased by Virgil and Barbara Magerfleisch in the 1960's.