Red Starr, Elmer – Mini Bowl with Elk, Wolf, and Turquoise (1976)
Red Starr (Sioux) was married to Santa Clara potter Harriet Tafoya and learned to make Santa Clara pottery. This bowl has a round shape and it is fully polished red. There is a large elk on one side. The opposite side has a howling wolf. Separating them are flowers each with a turquoise inset on the other. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Red Starr”.