Gutierrez, Denny – Red Bowl with Bear Paws and Feathers (1986)
Denny Gutierrez was known for his faceted melon bowls. However, he also created exceptional painted vessels. This is one of his distinctive redware pieces. This bowl has a round shape and it is painted above the shoulder. There are three bear paws and three sections of feathers. Each section of feathers has six feathers. The symmetry of the bowl and precision of the painting is exceptional The jar is from 1986, so very early in his career. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Denny Gutierrez”.