Peynetsa, Anderson – Red Clay Owl
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.