Incised Quail Pot by Elmer Red Starr, Sioux Nation
Incised Quail Pot with Turquoise by Elmer Red Starr (1937-2018), Sioux Nation clay, turquoise 1 1/4" high x 1 1/4" diameter
Elmer Red Starr (1937-2018) was a Sioux potter who was married to Harriet Tafoya (a sister of Annie Baca) of Santa Clara Pueblo and learned to make pottery from her. Each piece of his pottery is highly polished and intricately incised, typically with animal motifs. He began making pottery in the 1980’s.