Reycita Naranjo

Santa Clara Pueblo

Reycita Naranjo (1926-2003) was a traditional potter from Santa Clara Pueblo. She and her sisters (Clara Shije, Mary Singer, Florence Browning, Mary Carlisle and Elizabeth Naranjo) were taught the ancient art of pottery making by their mother, Pablita Tafoya Chavarria. Reycita began earning awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market in 1981 and continued earning them for years.

Black bird bowl
Black bird bowl
2 in H by 3 3/4 in Dia
An avanyu design carbed around the shoulder of a black wedding vase
A black weddng vase with an avanyu carved around the shoulder
7 in Dia by 11.25 in H

Santa Clara Pueblo Potters