Gutierrez, Denny – Round Black Jar with 46 Feathers and Clouds (1988)
Denny Gutierrez was known for his faceted melon bowls. However, he also created exceptional painted vessels. This jar has a round body and a short neck. It is an elegant shape for his painted designs. The jar has 46 small feathers around the neck. Note how he painted his feathers with a slight angle swirling around the jar. Extending up from the feathers are rain clouds. The jar 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”.