Vintage Old Hopi Style SIKYATKI Polychrome Pottery Bowl by “Chakoptewa” c1990. For your consideration is this superb vintage handcrafted old Hopi style Si kyatki pottery bowl by artisan Mike Hawley (d), circa 1990. The Scottsdale AZ contemporary artist Mike Hawley ha d been creating pottery in the old Hopi Sikyatki style since the 19 70s. Mike Hawleys pottery are not imitations of ancient pottery, they are instead modern works of art which have original designs inspired by those on ancient Hopi ceramics. He call ed these “Chapkot ewa Polychrome” pottery, named after his adopted Hopi name. This great contemporary artist of Old Hopi Sikyatki pottery style passed away on April 24, 2012. Only hand-ground clay dug on Antelope Mesa on the Hopi Reservation was used to coil, shape, polish, paint and coal fire this pot in a firing pit the artist constructed himself. All of his pigments were made by hand from minerals and plants indigenous to the Hopi Mesas and each of his painted design is original and within the Sikyatki design tradition. This absolutely beautiful hand coiled pottery bowl is in very good condition with minor surface flaws on the lower outer bowl. This Chakoptewa Polychrome Pottery measures about 3-1/2″ tall, about 9-1/2″ around and has an opening of approx 8-5/8. This vibrant, low profile, curled rim bowl is signed with the artists hallmark and date. A fantastic , unique and highly collectib le p iece of Si kyatki Hopi style pottery to add to your collection! Thanks for looking and be sure to check out my store for more selections of authentic Native American jewelry and artifacts! If you like our products, please add me to your. List or consider subscribing to our. For updates on newly listed items, sales and special promotions! If you prefer, subscribe to our. For daily updates (found at the bottom of our store home page). We would be happy to consider reasonable offers. Most of our old pawn items are One-of-a-Kind and subject to availability. Some of our new items can be re-produced and therefore may have some slight variances from the pictures. We try to keep our listings up to date, but may occasionally miss one. In some cases, we can have one custom made with a two week lead time. We try our best to present the item as accurately as possible, but due to the effects of photo lighting, camera settings or computer monitor settings, the actual color may vary slightly than pictured. If you should have any issues with your items, please. Thank you and God Bless! Please allow up to 10 days for transit time, depending on your location. The item “Vintage Old Hopi Style SIKYATKI Polychrome Pottery Bowl by Chakoptewa c1990″ is in sale since Wednesday, May 10, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\Non-Native American Crafts”. The seller is “pizzazz307″ and is located in Made in America. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Artisan: Mike Hawley
- Origin: Made in America
- Original or Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Type: Native American Style Pottery