Kenneth and Irene White Navajo Pine Pitch Seedbowl w/ Yei Figures and Corn Stalks
Artist: Navajo potters Yvonne Irene and Kenneth Whit
Medium: Handcoiled Clay with natural slips, Male Yeis (Dieties) and Corn Stalk patterns with Pine Pitch finish
Size: 3" H x 2 3/4" Across
Neat pattern with traditional symbols including prayer feathers/ Male Yeis (round heads...female Yeis have square heads) Yei are comprised of many traditional Geometric patterns/ Prayer feathers/ Sacred Corn Stalks
Pine pitch wares were originally created to be utilitarian.
Seedbowls are used to hold precious seeds during the long winter months, keeping them safe from the elements and rodents. In the Spring the bowl can be taken directly into the fields and used for planting.