Herrera, Rosita de – Bowl with Carved Sun and Mountain Design (1970s)

4.75"w x 4"h

$ 275.00

Rosita de Herrera is a daughter of noted Ohkay Owingeh potter Tomasita Montoya and a sister of Dominguita Sisneros. This bowl is coil built and it is polished a deep red coloration on the rim and base.  Around the body of the bowl, it is deeply carved with alternating cloud and mountain designs. They are incised with a rising sun in the lower section.  All the colors in the designs are from red and white clay slips.  It is signed on the bottom, “Rosita de Herrera”.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.  It is from the 1970s.