Chavarria, Loretta “Sunday” – Jar with Carved Avanyu
Sunday Chavarria is a daughter of noted potter Stella Chavarria and a granddaughter of Teresita Naranjo. She is a sister of Denise Chavarria. She is known for her contemporary pottery. This jar is fully carved with a water serpent (avanyu) encircling the piece. The entire jar is fully polished. It is fired a deep black. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Sunday Chavarria”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. Sunday rarely makes pottery these days, yet her work remains traditional and classic.