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Peynetsa, Anderson – Red Clay Owl

Peynetsa, Anderson – Red Clay Owl

4.25"w x 3.25"h
$ 120.00
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This is a small owl figure Anderson Peynetsa.  The owl is a classic shaped figure for Zuni pottery.  The piece is charming with a round body with extended beak, tail and wings.  The piece is fully painted with the feathers and a cloud and rain design on the back of the head.  In Zuni culture, the owl is the protector of the home and the keeper of the night. He is able to see what others cannot see and is thought to be very observant and perceptive. He is thought to have true wisdom and patience.   Anderson has signed the bowl on the bottom.


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Artist

Artist

Peynetsa, Anderson

Anderson Peynetsa is the son of Wilma Jean Peynetsa and the brother if Priscilla Peynetsa. He began making pottery in the eighth grade. His pottery involves gathering the clay and the natural pigments used to paint the designs on the pottery from the area around the Zuni Pueblo. Anderson is often aided by his wife, Aurelia, who polishes his pottery before he paints the designs.
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