Santa Clara Pueblo Bird Effigy Pottery
- Santa Clara Pueblo Bird Effigy Pottery.
- A Classic Santa Clara Pueblo Thunderbird Effigy Dish Of Beautiful Black Pottery
- This bird is very simply elegant
- It has lovely rounded wings and tail with a head having simple holes for the eyes
- The simplicity allows the polished black ware and matte finished design to really stand out.
- This black matte is attained by reducing the oxygen in the fire and controlling it in this way.
- The piece is unblemished and probably dates to the 1960s. It is signed “Gregoneta, Santa Clara Pueblo”
- It has a nice soft patina