Naranjo, Dominguita Sisneros – Fully Polished Bowl with Incised Clouds
Dominguita Sisneros Naranjo is a daughter of noted Ohkay Owingeh potter Tomasita Montoya and a sister of Rosita de Herrera. This bowl is coil built and the rim and base are polished red. The central band of the bowl is matte and incised with a sun and cloud design. The clouds are slipped with white clay. The sun designs are incised in the classic Potsuwi’i style. Note how the background incised areas are slipped with mica. The inside of the bowl is also fully polished tan. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Dominguita Sisneros”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.