Aguilar, Rosalie & Joe – Carved Red Jar with Rain Designs (1930’s)
Rosalie and Joe Aguilar created some exceptional pottery throughout their time working together. In the 1930’s they began to make carved pottery. This jar has a carve rain and lightning pattern separated by a negative space mountain design. The jar is polished red and the background area is a matte red clay slip. The style of the carving is known as “cameo carving”, which was typical at San Ildefonso in the 1930’s. The jar is in is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair. It is signed, “Rosalie + Joe” on the bottom in the clay.