Polacca, Anita Huma – Open Bowl with Swirling Bird (1970s)

9.75"w x 3.25"h

$ 300.00

Anita Polacca (1928-2005?) was the daughter of Hopi potter Violet Huma.  She was from the First Mesa village of Sichomovi. She made pottery between 1940 and 2002.  This open bowl is coil-built.  It is painted with bee-weed and red clay slip.  The outer rim has rain and cloud designs. The interior has a large stylized bird design above a cloud and red mesa.  The bowl was traditionally fired to create the blushes.  It is signed on the back, “Anita Polacca”.  It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.