Stella Teller

Born in 1929, Stella Teller has had a long career as a creator of ceramic figures, most often human and animal storytellers. She also likes to paint her figures with their eyes closed.

Stella has created many storytellers over the years. She expanded her repertoire to include Navajo, Hopi and Apache men and women. She's been credited with creating the first Navajo storyteller.

Two cubs on a bear storyteller
Bear storyteller with two cubs
4 1/2 in h by 4 1/4 in Dia
Three koshares and nine children on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller with three koshares and nine children
9 in H by 8 in Dia
Thirteen pieces in a nativity set
Nativity set with thirteen pieces
6 1/4 in H by 6 3/4 in Dia
Measurement of largest piece
Two pieces in a Flight to Egypt set
Flight to Egypt set with two pieces
4 1/4 in H by 4 in Dia
Measurement of largest piece
Two pieces in a Flight to Egypt set
Flight to Egypt set with two pieces
4 1/2 in H by 3 3/4 in Dia
Measurement of largest piece
Geometric design on a polychrome seed pot
Polychrome seed pot decorated with a geometric design
2 1/4 in H by 3 in Dia
One child and a bunny on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller figure with a child and a bunny in her lap
2 1/2 in H by 2 1/2 in Dia
2 children and a lamb on a grandmother storyteller
Grandmother storyteller holding two children and a lamb in her lap
5 1/4 in H by 6 in Dia
Landscape and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a landscape and geometric design
9 1/2 in H by 10 1/2 in Dia

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