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Unique Sculpted Jemez Kiva Bear Pottery 42340

Jemez Vintage Kiva Bear Collectible Pottery by Irwin Pecos 0257

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Jemez Vintage Kiva Bear Collectible Pottery by Irwin Pecos

A symbol and testament to strength and wisdom, this Vintage Kiva Bear Pottery shows exactly that! This collectible piece of pottery features a stylized bear figure in the middle of a small round vase with a cut-out meant to represent Kiva steps, which symbolize three levels: birth, life, and death (and the subsequent afterlife). There is also painted black half-moon designs descending down the steps parallel to the cut-out, and an added stylized bear icon added to the back. This collectible is 4-5/8" long and 4-3/4" wide, signed on the bottom by Jemez artist Irwin Pecos. Perfect as a beautiful accent piece, this Jemez Vintage Kiva Collectible Pottery by Irwin Pecos is a great addition to any home! 

Irwin Pecos (1953-) and his wife Jeanette Pecos (1952-) are both from the Jemez Pueblo in Sandoval County, New Mexico. Irwin is famed for his polychrome bear and storyteller-centric works, creating pottery since 1981. He comes from the Pecos family of potters, with his parents being Jose and Carol Pecos, and his sister is Rose Pecos-Sun Rhodes.

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