A vintage Native American pottery jar hand coiled, with sgrafitto, and carved with a single avanyu (water serpent) design with inlaid coral 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) and he moved to the Santa Clara Pueblo when he married Phyllis.
Signed (base): Hemlock / SC.
Late 20th century
Width 9 Depth 9 Height 8.75 inches