Nellie Bica

Nellie Bica was a Zuni potter who produced a lot of Zuni owls. She was born around 1904 and said she learned the traditional way of making pottery from her mother's youngest sister. Nellie was making pots from 1917 into the 1990's.

2 chicks on a Zuni storyteller owl
Zuni storyteller owl with two chicks
8 in H by 8 1/2 in Dia

Classic Zuni owl
3 1/2 in H by 2 3/4 in Dia
Pottery photos are courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery