The Pottery of Santa Ana Pueblo

The Pottery of Santa Ana Pueblo

Book - 2005
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Univ of New Mexico Pr

The fine artistic achievement of Santa Ana pottery has brought Pueblo ceramics worldwide acclaim.


The small village of Santa Ana Pueblo in north-central New Mexico has for centuries made distinctive pottery for domestic and ritual use. In this book, the authors relate new ideas about the evolution of pottery styles made at Santa Ana and compare these styles with those found elsewhere in the Pueblo ceramic tradition. In particular, this richly visual study describes the chronological sequence of forms and designs based on evidence not heretofore available. The book analyzes the sequence from the earliest date, circa 1760, when positive evidence of Santa Ana origin can be identified, through the end of pottery making for local use about 1925 through various revivals to the present time. The pottery of Santa Ana Pueblo exemplifies the fine artistic achievement that has brought Pueblo ceramics worldwide acclaim.



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This beautifully illustrated volume features over 350 historical and contemporary photographs of pottery from Santa Ana Pueblo in north central New Mexico, which has for centuries produced distinctive pottery. Harlow, an authority on Pueblo ceramics, and Anderson and Lannon, both from the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in New Mexico, present a comprehensive survey of Santa Ana's pottery traditions, comparing styles with other pueblos, and recounting the efforts to keep these pottery traditions alive. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Santa Fe : Museum of New Mexico Press, c2005
ISBN: 9780890134375
0890134375
Branch Call Number: 738.089978 H2274p 2005
Characteristics: xiv, 185 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Lanmon, Dwight P.
Anderson, Duane 1943-

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