Naranjo, Forest – Brown Jar with Flute Players
Forrest Naranjo’s pottery is coil built, stone polished and traditionally fired brown and then etched with designs. This jar is fully polished with a matte asymmetric neck. Around the top of the shoulder are flute players, etched into the clay. The flow around the surface of the piece creating a fluid design. The style of his etching is modern yet pulls from traditional Pueblo designs. It is fired a brownish-red coloration. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair. It is signed on the bottom, “Forest Naranjo”.