Vintage Santa Clara AVANYU Red Bowl Pottery Hand Carved by Mary Cain (d) c1970s. This is the classic Santa Clara redware pottery and features the symbolic Avanyu serpent around the bowl. There are additional designs to encompass the body as the bowl is turned. It is highly polished and the background has the traditional cream colored clay slip. Measures approx 4 1/2″ tall x 5 1/2″ wide. It is signed on the bottom, Mary Cain. It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. A sensational vintage Santa Clara redware Avanyu pottery bowl to add to your collection! Born in 1916, Mary Cain actively made redware and blackware since 1930. She was taught by her mother, Christina Naranjo and her grandmother, Sara Fina Tafoya. She won numerous awards throughout the years and her pottery items continue to remain much sought after by collectors around the world. Santa Clara Pueblo potter, Mary Cain, passed away Thursday, 22 April 2010, at age 95. Mary, whose Tewa name was Blue Rain, was a granddaughter of Sara Fina Tafoya and daughter of Christina Naranjo and she was the grandmother of famous Santa Clara artist Tammy Garcia and Autumn Borts. Those who knew Mary Cain will relish wonderful memories of her. She was a magnificent woman. If you are interested in more than one item, we would be happy to work out a package deal. Thanks for looking and be sure to check out my store for more selections of authentic handmade Native American pottery! If you like our products, please add me to your. List or consider subscribing to our newsletter for updates on newly listed items, sales and special promotions! We would be happy to consider reasonable offers. We fell in love with Native American jewelry many years ago and really appreciate the true craftsmanship that goes into the making of a piece of genuine Native American jewelry art! That is why we chose to partner up with some of the oldest and most reputable Trading Posts in the Southwest who deal directly with the Native American artisans to bring you a large selection of authentic Native American products. These artisans come from the Navajo, Zuni, Hopi and affiliate tribes on the reservations, so you can be assured that all our Native American products are authentic! Most of our old pawn items are One-of-a-Kind and subject to availability. Some of our new items can be re-produced and therefore may have some slight variances from the pictures. We try to keep our listings up to date, but may occasionally miss one. In some cases, we can have one custom made with a two week lead time. We try our best to present the item as accurately as possible, but due to the effects of photo lighting, camera settings or computer monitor settings, the actual color may vary slightly than pictured. Thank you and God Bless! Please allow up to 10 days for transit time, depending on your location. The item “Vintage Santa Clara AVANYU Red Bowl Pottery Hand Carved by Mary Cain (d) c1970s” is in sale since Monday, April 15, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Pottery”. The seller is “pizzazz307″ and is located in Made in USA. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Origin: Made in USA
- Type: Native American Pottery
- Artisan: Mary Cain (d-2010)
- Tribal Affiliation: Santa Clara Indian
- Style: Southwestern