Chavarria, Denise – Lightning Rib Melon Bowl
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 bowl has 14 melon ribs swirling up from the base. There is one section that is carved out with a lightning design. The bowl is highly polished and fired a deep black. It is signed on the bottom, “Denise Chavarria”.