King Gallery - Santa Clara Youngblood, Nancy – Miniature Carved Jar with Avanyu (1988) 2.5"w x 3"h $ 3,300.00 While Nancy is known for her swirl melon bowls and carved pottery, she started out her career making miniatures. This miniature is from 1988. It is a classic shape water jar with an elongated neck and a slightly turned out rim. The body of the piece is carved with a water serpent as the design. Note how the design changes as the piece is turned.