Gray hand coiled micaceous clay - Circa 2006
Derived from the earth and transformed into spiritual inspiration, its artist creates a stunning work to behold. Renowned Native artist, Lonnie Vigil molds clay found from the Nambé Oweenge Pueblo in New Mexico to create contemporary works of compelling vision. Deep gun metal gray captivates the body of the work. Its rich surfaces aptly provokes the bystander in the moment of first glance. Its artist, in masterful patience and creative ingenuity, carefully molds his heart's desire. Coil by coil, Vigil sculpts this intricate work of art in sheer precision. He brilliantly achieves its artistic integrity down to the last fine undulation of its opening above. Impassioned by the craft of his ancestors, Vigil endeavors to create immaculate, contemporary interpretations that continue to inspire the soul.
Shown with: Gourd Squash Blossom Style Jar and Smallest Gun Metal Gourd Jar.
• 7.25" (18.42cm) height of jar
• 7.5" (19.05cm) diameter of jar
• One of a kind