Robert Nichols

Robert Nichols was raised on Santa Clara Pueblo primarily by his aunt, Angela Baca. She was the matriarch of the Santa Clara melon potters and he learned the traditional way of making pottery from her.

Feather design carved into a black jar
Black jar carved with feather design
4 1/4 in H by 5 in Dia
Kiva step and geometric design carved into a polished black jar
Polished black jar carved with kiva step and geometric design
4 in H by 5 in Dia
Feather design carved into a black jar
Black jar carved with feather design
3 3/4 in H by 5 in Dia
Carved swirl melon ribs on a polished red jar
Polished red narrow neck jar with carved swirl melon ribs
4 1/2 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
Fish, parrot and melon design carved into a narrow-necked black jar
Black jar with a narrow neck carved with a parrot, fish and melon design
5 in H by 5 in Dia
Pottery photos are courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery