Naranjo, Nicolasa – Square Bowl with Avanyu and Feathers (1970s)

6.75"w x 5.25"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. The bowl has four sides that are squared off at the opening.  There is an avanyu painted black-on-black encircling the peice.  As the bowl is turned there are also feathers, rain, and cloud designs. The bowl is highly polished and fired a glossy black.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Nicolasa”.