Begay, Jr., Harrison – Jar with Buffalo
This is a striking jar by Harrison Begay, Jr.. He has won numerous awards over the years for his deep carved pottery. This jar has two buffalo as the design. One is looking forward while the other is a side view. There are additional sun, eagle feather, and cloud designs. The jar is complex in the variety of designs within the space. The neck and rim of the jar are also fully polished. The polished rim is a nice complement both to the shape and the intricate designs. Note as well the style of carving, which has a beveled appearance to the angle of the cuts into the clay. This is a very distinctive style of carving for his pottery. The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Harrison”.