Gachupin, Rebecca – Mini Zia Wedding Vase and Jar
Rebecca Gachupin (b. 1955) is a daughter of Andrea Tsosie and a sister of Irene Herrera and Joanne Toribio. She began making pottery around 1987. This is a pair of miniature traditional style Zia vessels. The small wedding vase has a Zia bird on each side. The sides are painted with cloud designs. The red is stone polished. The jar has birds on each side and red polished clouds near the base. Both are traditionally fired. Each is signed on the bottom, “R. Gachupin”.