Bolivian artist Marina Núñez del Prado (October 17, 1910-September 9, 1995) was one of the most respected sculptors from Latin America. She carved from native Bolivian woods, as well as black granite, alabaster, basalt, and white onyx.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marina_N%C3%BA%C3%B1ez_del_Prado
Flores de los Andes by Marina Núñez del Prado
c.1945 / Glazed terracotta / 22-1/5″x15-3/4″ / Private collection
Marina Núñez del Prado on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marina-nunez-del-prado/