Daughter of acclaimed Zia Pueblo potter Seferina Pino Bell (1920-1986), Ruby Panana created this polychrome bowl in the same graceful shapes and with delicate designs that her mother was also known. In the traditional Zia Pueblo pottery style, Ruby has slipped her natural clay vessels with a buff background then painted polychrome designs in red and black throughout. Incorporating the rain parrot along with symbolic geometric designs this piece is an expertly crafted bowl and a timeless work of fine art carrying on a celebrated legacy of pottery-making.
Bowl measures 10-1/2" long by 10-1/2" wide and stands 10-1/2" tall. Comes with certificate of authenticity.
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