Naranjo, Nicolasa – Wedding Vase with Avanyu (1970s)

7"w x 8"h

$ 225.00

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 wedding vase is fully polished and painted with a water serpent (avanyu) as the design.  It is highly polished and even the inside of the spouts are polished!  It was fired a dark black.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Nicolasa”.