Rare Antique Native American Acoma Pueblo Pottery Bowl Vessel Earthenware Clay marked on the bottom. Acoma Pueblo is the oldest continually inhabited community in the United States and consists of several villages but the best known is the one referred to as Sky City. It sits atop a 357-foot mesa that was inaccessible to enemy raids for centuries because there was only one way up and that was a heavily guarded narrow stairway where one had to use handholds to ascend (an effective defense). Today, there is a paved road to the top. That is the only modern day convenience, however, as there is no running water, electricity, or telephone lines.
A little more than 50 people live up on top of the mesa year round, the remainder of the people living in the farming villages below. Acoma Pueblo artists are known for their intricate fine black-line rain pots. Their Feast day is September 2nd honoring their patron saint, St.Provenance: From the private collection of a Coral Gables, Florida Gentleman. 2-1/2 (6.3cm) Tall x approx. Superb Antique Native American Acoma Pueblo Pottery Bowl Vessel Earthenware Clay. We will do all that we can to help the situation to the best of our ability. We try to maintain a high status of excellence through helping our customers with any issues that may arise. Customers satisfaction is paramount for us. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Superb Antique Native American Acoma Pueblo Pottery Bowl Vessel Earthenware Clay" is in sale since Wednesday, April 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Pottery". The seller is "antiques-belle-epoque-usa-rare-currency" and is located in Miami, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.