Dunlap, Linda – Brown Fired Bird Effigy Bowl

7.25" long x 6"w x 5.5"h

$ 750.00

Linda Dunlap is a daughter of Carmelita Dunlap and a grandaughter of Juanita Montoya Vigil, the youngest sister of Maria Martinez.  She is sister to Jeannie Dunlap, Cynthia Dunlap, Carlos Dunlap, and Martha Appleaf Fender.   This is an unusual bowl with a bit of an optical illusion in the form and design. The bowl has a fluted rim and it is made in the shape of a bit with a raised section with the bird’s head.  The back of the bird’s head also creates a bird looking into the bowl!  THe inside of the bow is painted with feather designs. The outside is also painted with cloud and feather designs. The piece was fired a striking brown coloration.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Linda Dunlap”.  It is in excellent condition with o chips, cracks, restoration or repair.