Chavarria, Denise – 11 Rib Swirling Melon Jar
Denise Chavarria (b. 1959) is a daughter of noted potter Stella Chavarria and a granddaughter of Teresita Naranjo. Each piece is coil built, carved, stone polished, and traditionally fired. This is one of her larger pieces. It is carved with 11 ribs swirling from the rim to the base. Each of the ribs is fully polished. The jar is highly polished and fired a deep black. It is signed on the bottom, “Denise Chavarria”.