Vessel Forms: Fluted rim jars, wedding vases, jars/ollas, effigies (including Mojave Styles).

Design Styles: Black on Polished Redware. Geometric Designs

Circa: Mid 1960's

Pottery Making Relatives:

Mother & Teacher - Mabel Sunn

Sister - Gertrude Stevens Ruelas

Daughter - Vicki Johnson Howard

References:

Allard Auctions, Inc. November 2008

(Lot # 689)

The Desert Southwest, Four Thousand Years of Life & Art

Allan & Carol Hayes, Ten Speed Press, 2006

Allard Auctions, Inc. August 2005

(Lot # 315)

Southwestern Pottery, Anasazi to Zuni

Allan Hayes & John Blom, Northland Publishing, 1996

Dirt for Making Things, An apprenticeship in Maricopa Pottery

As told to Janet Stoeppelmann by Mary Fernald, Northland Publishing, 1995

 

 

 

1N Maricopa Black-on-Red Wedding Vase signed Barbara Johnson

Approximate Dimensions: 6" by 5 1/4" by 3 3/4"

 

  

 

2N Maricopa Black-on-Red Bird Effigy signed BJ

Approximate Dimensions: 3 1/2 " by 2 " by 2 1/2 "

 

3N Maricopa Black-on-Red Vase signed B Johnson

 

 

 

4N Maricopa Polychrome Mojave Style Double Human Effigy Vessel signed B J

 

 

 

5N Maricopa Polychrome Mojave Style Double Human Effigy Vessel signed Barbara Johnson

 

 

 

 

6Y Maricopa Polychrome Mojave Style Double Human Effigy Vessel signed Barbara Johnson

Approximate Dimensions: 5 7/8" by 4 3/4" by 3 1/4 "

 

7N Maricopa Black-on-Red Miniature Vase by Barbara Johnson (faint B.J. signature).

Approximate Dimensions: 1 1/4" by 7/8"

 

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