Santa Clara (Tewa - Kha' Po Owingeh) Pueblo Pottery - CAROL VELARDE (1949 -). This lovely black pot measures approximately 2 1/2" high x 4 1/2" wide. This is a Santa Clara carved Avanyu bowl by Carol Velarde. This is a deep-cut coil-built, carved and stone polished bowl with a masterfully rendered Avanyu serpent design.
Born in 1949, Carol Velarde is a miniature expert. She is the daughter of Teresa Gutierrez, and her sisters are potters Marie Suazo and Doris Tenorio.
They are known for their black carved ware very traditional in use of materials, style and technique. The family specializes in precisely carved black pottery, often outlining the carved edges with a matte paint finish.This bowl has no cracks, chips or damage. There are a couple tiny rubs (keep in mind the scale of the pics) and normal light shelf wear to the bottom, please refer to the pictures. It is in great shape and has the artist's signature on the bottom. If you are a collector of Native American Pottery, Jewelry, Kachinas, baskets, and hard-to-find items, please put us in your favorites so you can be notified of our new items as we list them. Please check out our other auctions both under RAINDANCERAUCTIONS and LCBERGH. Please consider the pictures, therefore, 90% of the description. We do our best to document our items accurately.
The only reason we will accept a return is if we misrepresent an item by accident. This is our #1 priority. If there is a hallmark, I will do my best to identify the artist. The item "Santa Clara Pottery CAROL VELARDE-BREWER 4 1/2 X 2 1/2 Avanyu Pot" is in sale since Monday, February 1, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Pottery". The seller is "lcbergh" and is located in Florence, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States.