Haungooah, Art Cody – Red Clay Bear with Sunface (1975)
This is a striking clay bear figure by Art Cody Haungooah. It was coil-built and fully polished red. The back of the bear is incised with a sunface design. Note how the matte area is etched lines emanating out from the sunface. The inside of the legs of the bear is also deeply incised with deep lines. It creates a striking visual appearance. Art Cody was known for his bears and this one is exceptional. It is signed on the front of the leg in the clay, “Haungooah”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.