Every piece we acquire from Dolores is unique and one of a kind. Her designs change, as she strives to have the design work fit the shape of her pots. Every detail is placed on the piece for a reason. Dolores explained to me, “The theme of this piece is Tail Feathers. Feathers adorn the bustles that we wear for Dances. So, each feather has different elements inside – etched out stair stepped designs, flowers, mountains, and evergreen trees.” She has added an avanyu underneath the feathers. The varying polychrome shades of red/tan/orange are simply beautiful. Dolores has carved the lid to fit tightly with an effigy bear on top – and a heartline. The bear sits on a polished disc and then polished and cut out cloud designs encircle the lid. There are other painted symbols and dragonflies on the polished bottom quadrant of the bowl. It is an extremely beautiful new creation from Dolores.

3 ¼” high by 3 ¼” wide

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