Kenneth and Irene White Traditional Seedbowl with Yei figures and Pine Pitch Navajo Pottery
Artist: Navajo potters Yvonne Irene and Kenneth White
Medium: Handcoiled Clay with natural slips, Male Yeis (Dieties) pattern with Pine Pitch finish
Size: 3" H x 3" Acros
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
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.