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Gonzales, Cavan – Black Clay Big Horn Sheep

Gonzales, Cavan – Black Clay Big Horn Sheep

7.5" long x 3.75"h
$ 800.00
Availability: Out of stock

This large clay Big Horn Sheep is made out of clay by Cavan Gonzales.  Cavan is a descendant of Maria Martinez and the son of Barbara Gonzales.  This piece is polished on the front and then mica slipped on the back.  It has been fired black.  The use of the Big Horn Sheep is a symbolic representation of one’s own self worth.  There are inset bands of hei-shi in turquoise and shell.  It is a striking contrast of matte and polished surfaces.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay.


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Artist

Artist

Gonzales, Cavan (b. 1970)

Cavan is a great-great grandson of Maria Martinez, and the son of noted potter Barbara Gonzales. His creative pottery brings to life many of the old traditions of the pueblo. Cavan has won numerous awards for his pottery and his pieces can be found in museums around the US. He is also featured in various books, including "The Legacy of Maria Poveka Martinez". He continues to bring to life the tradition revived by his family over a century ago!
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