Antonio, Melissa Concho – Small Jar with Fluted Rim and Cloud Designs
2.25"w x 2.5"h
Melissa Concho Antonio (b. 1965) is a daughter of Gilbert and Lillie Concho and married to Daniel Antonio. She is a sister-in-law of Frederica Antonio. This piece is coil-built and painted with bee-weed (black) and additional clay slips. It is a small water jar with a fluted rim. The inside of the neck is slipped with red clay. The body of the jar has checkerboard designs with clouds and wind patterns. There are triangular clouds above the checkerboard design. It is intricate and eye-dazzling for its size. It is signed on the bottom, “M. C. Antonio”.