Naranjo, Florence Aguilar – Bowl with 52 Feathers (1978) and Ribbon
Florence Naranjo was a daughter of noted potters Rosalie & Joe Aguilar and a granddaughter of Susana Aguilar. Her brother, Alfred Aguilar, is also a well-known potter at San Ildefonso Pueblo. This is one of her classic black-on-black pieces. It is highly polished and painted with 52 feathers. They are very tightly painted for the size of the bowl. It is signed on the bottom, “Florence Naranjo”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. The piece has a ribbon from the 1978 Santa Fe Indian Market.