Fine blackware bowl by Santa Clara potter Birdell Bourdon
Fine blackware bowl by Santa Clara potter Birdell Bourdon

Signed Santa Clara Blackware by Birdell Bourdon

Regular price $420.00

Very fine black on black Pueblo pottery bowl 

Signed by Birdell Bourdon (b. 1957), aka "Vine Flower"
of Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico 

Small, thin walled ceramic form
Burnished surface with crisp slip painted design

Handmade from native clays
Expert workmanship

Fired outdoors in a reduced oxygen environment to achieve black coloring 

Diameter: 3.25 in (8.5 cm)
Height: 2.5 in (6 cm)

Great preowned condition
Very little surface wear (blue transfer mark near base)