Cain, Joy – Bowl with Avanyu
Joy Cain (b. 1947) is a daughter of Mary Cain and a sister of noted potters Tina Diaz, Linda Cain, and Billy Cain. She began making pottery in 1965 but makes almost no pottery today. This bowl is very round in shape and deeply carved. It has a stylized avanyu as the design. It encircles the piece with a creative flow. The surface is fully polished and it is a dark black coloration. The bowl is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Joy Cain”.