FRESH ESTATE FIND - EPIC AND MINT. Height 5.8" Diameter 17". In the same manner as they were originally made from the 14th through the 17th centuries. Hawley called this pottery "Chakoptewa Polychrome, " Chakoptewa being his adopted Hopi name. Hawley used only hand-ground clay dug on Antelope Mesa on Hopi.
And he hand coiled, shaped, polished, painted and coal fired each of the pots in a firing pit he constructed himself. All of his pigments were made by hand from minerals and plants indigenous to the Hopi Mesas and each of his painted designs is original and within the. Mike Hawley's pieces are original and unique pieces of contemporary ceramic art inspired by ancient tradition. They are not copies or replicas. We received word from the Hawley family that Michael passed away on April 24, 2012.COA provided if so desired. Be sure to check out our other items as we put new items up daily. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "artmarfa" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Korea, South, Indonesia, South Africa, Hong Kong, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay, Kuwait, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Croatia, Republic of, Luxembourg.