Suazo, Candelaria – Black & Sienna Jar with Avanyu & Feathers
Candelaria Suazo is a daughter of potters Joe and Santanita Suazo. Her sisters include Martha Suazo (the wife of Art Cody Haungooah), Margie Naranjo, Mae Tapia and Shirley Duran. She learned to make pottery from her mother. This jar has a low shoulder and a sloping neck. The jar is etched with a feather design around the neck. Below is a water serpent. Note the small clouds! The rim of the jar is highlighted to make it black and sienna in coloration. Note the high polish and delicate etching on this piece. It is signed on the bottom, “Candelaria Suazo”.