Naranjo, Nicolasa – Large Bowl with Avanyu (1970s)

7.25"w x 4.25"h

$ 425.00

Nicolasa Naranjo was a daughter of potter Tomasita Tafoya Naranjo and a niece of Margaret Tafoya.  She created a wide variety of pieces over the years of her pottery career, including polychrome pieces as well as black-on-black pottery.  This is a classic large bowl that is fully polished and painted with an avanyu (water serpent) encircling the piece.  The bowl is fired a deep black.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Nicolasa”.