Tafoya, Celes & Evelyn – Bowl with Carved Avanyu (1970s)
Celes Tafoya was a daughter of Legoria Tafoya and a nice of Pablita Velarde and Jane Baca. She often worked in collaboration with her mother, Legoria Tafoya, until her death in 1984. She also worked with her daughter Evelyn Tafoya. This jar is fully carved with an avanyu encircling the piece. It is fully polished to a high shine and fired black. The bowl is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Celes & Evelyn”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.