Tafoya, Jennifer – Clay Turtle with Avanyu and Feathers

2.25" long

$ 200.00

Jennifer Tafoya is known for her clay vessels and also her amazing animal figures. This turtle has a polished back that is designed with a star in the center.  On one side are eagle feathers and on the other an avanyu.  Note how the tongue of the avanyu extends through the feather designs.  The area behind the feathers is slipped green.  For a small piece, it is wonderfully complex.  All the various colors are derived from natural clay slips.  It is signed “Jennifer Moquino”.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.