Large Detailed Yei Pot by Dine (Navajo) Artist Kenneth White

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• Size: Approx. 5" Wide/Round x 4 1/4" High
• Material: Clay, Slip
• Artist: Kenneth White
• Pueblo: Dine (Navajo)

Dine (Navajo) Pottery
The piece is done in what is known as “Navajo Pine Pitch” which is a description for the use of the pine sap coating used on these vessels to give it the appearance of a polished finish. Traditional Navajo pottery is usually thicker in appearance than other Native American pottery and covered with a pine pitch making it utilitarian. This enabled the piece to hold water or to use in cooking.