Cochiti "face" pot

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Cochiti "face" pot

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6" diameter x 4 1/2" deep x 4 1/4" high

excellent condition

circa 1880-1890s

ex: Sotheby's; Private Collection

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This whimsical pot is from Cochiti, reflecting the period from 1880-1890s after the railroads arrived in the Southwest, bringing tourism to the pueblos. This pot shows the potter's good humor. it was likely sold through the trading post to a tourist passing through. Pieces such as this are highly collectible.