Gonzales, Rayita – Carved Open Bowl with Avanyu (1930’s)
Rayita Gonzales was a sister of Louis “Wo-Peen” Gonzales and Raymoncita Gonzales. She did not make much pottery but it was mostly during the 1930’s. This is the 4th piece of her work that we have come across for the gallery! It is an open bowl and carved on the inside with a water serpent. The style of her carving is very distinctive and especially the “horn” on the water serpent. The back of the bowl is also fully polished. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Rayita”. It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.
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