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Born of Fire: The Pottery of Margaret Tafoya

Charles S. King

Regarded as one of the great masters of Pueblo ceramics, Margaret Tafoya (1904–2001) is known for her trademark large black polished ceramics decorated with traditional imagery of rain clouds, water serpents, bear paws, and other symbols.


Charles S. King is a recognized expert in the field of Pueblo pottery and the owner of King Galleries of Scottsdale. He has lectured widely on Pueblo pottery and has served as a judge for Santa Fe’s Indian Market and the Heard Museum Indian Fair.

Published By Museum of New Mexico Press

9.25 x 11 in. 168 pages 88 color and 10 black-and-white illustrations