Gonzales, Tse-Pe – Black and White Seedpot with Flute Player (1990s)
Tse-Pe Gonzales was a son of noted potter Rose Gonzales. This seedpot is unusual in coloraiton. The body of the piece is slipped with mica and it is fired black. The front medallion has a white polished flute player as the design. NOte the depth of the background matte area that has been etched away. There is a piece of shell inlaid for the eye. The piece is signed on the bottom bottom with Tse-Pe’s hallmark. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.