Begay, Daniel – Red Antelope Jar
This jar by Daniel Begay combines both polished and carved designs. The jar has a high shoulder and a short neck. There are three antelope as the design. They are deeply carved into the clay and surrounded by cloud and water designs. The jar is fired a reddish-brown coloration. It is a perfect coloration which adds to the motion of the designs of the jar. Note how Daniel’s designs also combine both thin and thicker lines to enhance the imagery. The style of carving has a beveled appearance to the angle of the cuts into the clay. The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay.