Gutierrez, Denny – Large Red Bowl with 51 Feathers and Lightning (1988)
Denny Gutierrez was known for his faceted melon bowls. However, he also created exceptional painted vessels. This is one of his distinctive redware pieces. The jar has a round shape and sloping rim. There are 51 painted feathers encircling the piece. Above the feathers are lightning and rain designs. The symmetry of the bowl and precision of the painting is exceptional The bowl is from 1988. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Denny Gutierrez”.