Description: vintage Native American black on black art pottery olla with a geometric avanyu serpent design around the shoulder. Signed Popovi 569 on the base. Dimensions, condition: 3.25" tall x 4" wide. Image 7 for size comp with 750 ml bottle.Good vintage condition without damage. Other: excerpt courtesy of popovipottery. Popovi Da was born April 10, 1922. He was named Antonio Jose Martinez but changed his name to Popovi Da meaning Red Fox in 1948. He attended school at San Ildefonso and then at the Santa Fe Indian School where his teachers included Dorthy Dunn and Geronimo Cruz Montoya. Fellow students at the Santa Fe Indian school included Harrison Begay, Allan Houser, Quincy Tahoma, Pop Chalee, Pablita Velarde and and Andy Tsihnahjinnie. It was here that Popovi developed his painting skills, creating works on paper of animals, geometric designs and abstract symbolism. The item "Vintage Native American Popovi Da San Ildefonso Art Pottery Olla Avanyu Serpent" is in sale since Saturday, September 19, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Pottery". The seller is "skidogs1" and is located in Dallas, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.