Taos Pueblo Native American Indian Pottery Avanyu Vase - Bernice Naranjo (Various)
Artist: Bernice Naranjo - ( Taos Pueblo )
Dimensions: 4 3/4" Tall x 2 1/2" Wide
Description: Traditional hand coiled "Avanyu Vase" pottery from Taos Pueblo by award winning artist Bernice Naranjo. This piece is spectacular! There is an Avanyu (Water Serpent) swirling around the perimeter! These are all sgraffito etched into the pottery! Wow! Bernice uses all natural pigments for her paints and gathers her clay twice a year from Pueblo land. She specializes in traditional and contemporary pottery. She is a self taught artist. She is the mother of Dusty Naranjo who is also a noted potter and her grandson is Jonathan Naranjo who is also an award winning potter! It is signed with her hallmark.