Russell Sanchez Pottery with Avanyu & Sculpted ‘Bear’ Lid


San Ildefonso Pueblo Pottery by award-winning artist, Russell Sanchez. This beautiful piece of pottery combines both highly polished black and red, an avanyu in sgraffito, an inset piece of turquoise, and a wonderfully sculpted and polished bear lid.  Another stunning work of art by Russell Sanchez.  One of the most talented, innovative, and respected pottery and clay artists of today, Russell Sanchez is a master of combining different techniques to create unique and wonderful pieces of art.  His pieces are often dyanamic in form and can include deep carvings, high polish, fine etchings, painting, and inset stones or hei-shi beads.  Russell Sanchez has lived his whole life at San Ildefonso Pueblo, where he learned the traditions of pottery making at a very young age.  Russell was greatly influenced by his great-aunt, noted potter Rose Gonzales; and he was further encouraged by Dora Tse-Pe.  Russell Sanchez’s deep passion and fine precision truly come through in each piece!   Please watch the quick video.

  • Artist: Russell Sanchez
  • Width: 4" Diameter
  • Height: 4 5/8"

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SKU: PT3289 Category:


Fine Indian Art