Norman Red Star is a Sioux Native American Indian and born in 1955. He was inspired by he uncle, Redstarr, to continue making art related to tradition. At the age of 16 he started by making beadwork. Then at 24 he carved into stone and 26 he began to paint. At the age of 40 be started to make pottery. He specializes in making traditional Santa Clara pottery. He gets his ideas from hunting and being out in nature. He etches animal legends on his pots and ads turquoise stones. He signs his pieces with his Native name: "Wi-Cahpe-Luza, which means swift star. It also has a shield symbol and his census number.This pot has a lot of detail in the design. It has the running buffalo at the rim. Also has some center images of a buffalo from different profiles. There is one side that has the sunface design. This pot is like brand new with no damages.