Red Starr, Elmer – Oval Bowl with Deer & Buffalo (1976)
Red Starr (Sioux) was married to Santa Clara potter Harriet Tafoya and learned to make Santa Clara pottery. This is an unusual bowl that is oval in shape and flat on the sides. The entire piece is fully polished. One side has an etched buffalo, and the other a deer. Separating them are etched feathes. The piece was fired a deep red coloration. It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Red Starr”.