Gonzales,Aaron – Black and Sienna Clay Bear
Aaron Gonzales (b. 1971) is a son of Barbara Gonzales and a great-grandson of Santana & Adam Martinez. He is a brother of noted potter Cavan Gonzales. His name in Tewa is Totavi Pín (Quail Mountain). He began making pottery in the 1990s and served in the Gulf War. He is known for his clay bear and buffalo figures. This clay bear is fully polished. It is two-toned black and sienna on the head. There are two inset pieces of coral for the eyes. The back has a feather bundle. It is signed on the inside of the leg. The bear is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.