Chavarria, Denise – Long Neck Jar with Carved Avanyu and Feathers

4"w x 5.25"h

$ 300.00

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 jar is an elegant shape with a round body and long, thin neck.  The neck of the jar has 11 carved feathers.   Around the shoulder is a classic avanyu (water serpent) design.  The remainder of the jar has cloud and water designs.  The jar is highly polished and fired a deep black.  It is signed on the bottom, “Denise Chavarria”.