Helen Shupla Santa Clara Pueblo Carved Blackware Wedding Vase
Helen Shupla 1928-1985
Helen Shupla (1928-1985) was of Santa Clara Pueblo and Tohono O'odham (Papago) heritage and was active as a potter from around the mid 1940's until her deather in 1985. She is renowned for her deeply carved black on black pottery and this gorgeous example with stylized Avanyu design is a testament to her artistry. Overall good condition, no chips or cracks. Stands 9" tall and 5" in diameter at the widest.