Buff, monochrome ceramic 'seed jar' with a low, round design. A single, peeled ear of corn is carved in relief on its surface, seeming to blend with the smoothly-finished clay. The mouth of the jar is a small circle in the center top of the artwork.
Iris Youvella Nampeyo (Hopi-Tewa, Hopi Pueblo, Arizona, United States; 1944-2018), Buff-colored Seed Jar with Corn Design in Relief, late 20th c. Earthenware. George Ogura Collection, Gift of Shozo Sato and Mrs. Alice Ogura Sato for the late Dr. George I. Ogura. 2020-8-5 © Iris Youvella Nampeyo