Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Paqua First Frogwoman Naha

 (1890 - 1955)
Paqua First Frogwoman Naha was active/lived in New Mexico, Arizona.  Paqua Naha is known for Hopi-Tewa yellow ware pottery-frog hallmark.

Paqua First Frogwoman Naha

Paqua Naha of the Hopi/Tewa, whose first name means 'frog' in Spanish, is more commonly known as the Old Frog Woman. The matriarch of the famed Naha/Navasie family of potters, many of whom have adopted some variation of her frog hallmark, Naha was prolific from 1910-1955.  Known for her challenging pottery shapes-particularly her low seed jars-Naha worked largely with yellowware pottery until late in life when she is credited with developing the white-slipped pottery her family continues making to this day.

Naha's pieces are typically found in private collections because her pottery was created for the tourist market; however the Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, and the Heard Museum, Phoenix, do have a select few of her pi  ...  Displaying 750 of 2089 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Paqua First Frogwoman Naha

Born:  1890 - Tewa, Hopi Mesa, Arizona
Died:   1955 - Tewa, Hopi Mesa, Arizona
Known for:  Hopi-Tewa yellow ware pottery-frog hallmark