Begay, Jr., Harrison – Small Brown Jar with Avanyu (1996)
This jar by Harrison Begay, Jr.is from 1996. He has won numerous awards over the years for his deep carved pottery. The jar is very deeply carved for the size and has clouds around the rim and an avanyu encircling the piece. The avanyu and clouds are matte, while the remainder is polished. The jar is fired a brownish coloration, a close reflection of the color of traditional Navajo pottery. The jar is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Harrison”.