A vintage Native American pottery vase, hand coiled, in red pottery with sgrafitto, and carved with a single avanyu (water serpent) design with inlaid turquoise cabochon stone for the eye.
Native American | Southwestern
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
Marlin Hemlock | Phyllis (Tafoya) Hemlock (Santa Clara, Native American, 20th/21st century). Marlin is a Seneca (Iroquois Confederacy, New York, United States/Canada). He moved to the Santa Clara Pueblo when he married Phyllis.
Signed (base): Phyllis and Marlin / Hemlock / Santa Clara
Late 20th century
Width 8.5 Depth 8.5 Height 10.25 inches