Red Starr, Elmer – Bowl with Squirrels, Feathers and Turquoise (1982)
Red Starr (Sioux) was married to Santa Clara potter Harriet Tafoya and learned to make Santa Clara pottery. This small bowl is fully polished. It is from 1982. There are medallions with squirrels on both sides. They are separated by feather bundles that are each inset with a piece of turquoise. It is very intricate for the size. The bowl is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Red Starr”.