Cosen, Reycita – Engagement Basket (1979)
Reycita Cosen (b. 1927) is a daughter of potter Pasqualita Baca and a niece of Nestora Silva. While she no longer makes pottery, she was known for the complex carving on her pottery. Each piece was coil built, carved, stone polished and traditionally fired.
While Reycita Cosen no longer makes pottery, she was known for the complex carving on her pottery. This piece is from 1979. It is an engagement basket and it is carved with a mountain and cloud patterns. The surface is fully polished. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Reycita Cosen”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.