Shije, Clara Chavarria – Fully Polished Bowl with Avanyu (1970s)

5.75"w x 3.25"h

$ 300.00

This is a classic bowl by Clara Chavarria Shije (1924-2012). She was a daughter of Pablita Chavarria and a sister of noted potters Reycita Naranjo, Elizabeth Naranjo, Millie Chavarria, and Florence Browning.  She began making pottery in the 1940s.  The bowl is coil-built and carved on the outside with an avanyu.  The interior of the bowl is also fully polished.  It was fired a dark black coloration.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Clara”.  It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.