Cain, Linda – Carved Jar with Avanyu
5"w x 4"h
This is a beautifully carved jar by Linda Cain. The jar has a wide shoulder and a short neck. The design in an avanyu (water serpent), which encircles the piece. The carving is deep and complicated with imagery extending up the neck. The rim is fully polished while the neck has a micaceous clay slip. There are additional matte areas which are designed as clouds which have a mica slip. The bottom of the jar is fully polished. The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay.