Priscilla Nampeyo Small Jar with Hand Painted Traditional Symbols
2 3/4″ height
3 3/8″ width
Priscilla Namingha Nampeyo (1924-2008)
Priscilla Namingha Nampeyo comes from a family of renown potters, as the great-granddaughter of Nampeyo of Hano and granddaughter of Annie Healing and sister of Dextra Quotskuyva Nampeyo. Priscilla is also the matriarch of a family of renown potters, including Rachel, Bonnie, Nyla and Jean Sahmie. Priscilla began making pottery when she was only seven years old, under the guidance of Nampeyo of Hano. She was renown for her classic style of pottery with beautiful forms and traditional imagery.