Joseph Cerno Tall Acoma Vase


Traditionally Handmade Large Vase, Acomita Design, by Acoma Pueblo potter, Joseph Cerno

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Traditionally handmade large pot by Acoma Pueblo potter, Joseph Cerno.  Thin walled and painted with a very unusual design, this pot measures 14″ high by 12″ at its widest.  Special ordered in early 2000, this pot is an actual Acomita design from the 1820’s.  It is signed Joseph Cerno, 2002.  Joseph Cerno Tall Acoma Vase

Barbara and Joseph Cerno are arguably the best potting team from Acoma Pueblo.  Joseph and his wife Barbara are recognized for their coil method thin walled pottery.  Using traditional methods to build their pottery and clay from Acoma Pueblo, their pottery is then smoothed, slipped with white clay and then painted with natural clay paints.  They slip and polish a pot six to eight times with white clay to achieve the color they desire before then painting putting a lot of time into getting it very white.


Joseph Cerno


Acoma Pueblo


Measures 14" High by 12" at it's Widest

Metal / Material

Natural Pueblo Clay

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