Lorraine Chinana Butterfly Sgraffito Redware Pottery Jemez Pueblo
This enchanting piece of pottery was created
by Jemez Pueblo artist Lorraine Chinana.
Born into the Jemez Pueblo Coyote Clan in
1955, Lorraine has been making pottery
since 1981. Her work is in the book by Hayes
and Blom: "Southwestern Pottery" as well
as Greg Schaaf's book: "Pueblo Pottery."
This piece shows wear in the form of scattered
scratch as shown, and then you will find a
firing crack on the base. The piece appears
to be an older one rather than a more