Navajo (Diné) Pine Pitched Yei bi chei - Pottery Vase
The Navajo (Diné) Pine Pitched Yei bi chei pottery vase is designed by Ken and Irene White. Their unique style of pottery uses a blend of traditional and contemporary techniques. Coils of clay are layered to build the bowl shape. The pot is sealed using a traditional pine pitch coating to finish.
The Yei-bi-chei are supernatural beings in Navajo culture and with the power to heal. Male figures have round heads and female Yeis have rectangular heads.
- 3.5" x 12" circumference
- Created by Navajo artisans Ken and Irene, a husband and wife creative team
- Signed with initials "IW Navajo"
- Pieces are one of a kind and may differ slightly in design from shown