Alice Cling Red Polished Jar


Alice Cling Pottery

Polished red and traditionally fired to create the variations in color. The jar ranges from black to a deep red.

8 1/2″h x 4 1/2″w

Alice Cling, is a Navajo ceramist and potter known for creating innovative pottery that has a distinctive reds, purples, browns and blacks and have polished and shiny exteriors.

Cling is a coil potter, and was the first Navajo potter to use a smooth river stone to polish her pots instead of the traditional corncob.Her pottery is considered non-utilitarian, which represented a huge shift from function to art.

Critics have argued that she is the most important Navajo potter of the last 25 years.

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