Blue Corn – Jar with Feather Pattern (1970’s)
4.5"w x 4"h
Blue Corn is often best known for her polychrome pottery, she also made exquisite black-on-black pottery. Her learned to make pottery from Maria Martinez at San Ildefonso. This jar is very highly polished and painted with a feather and mountain pattern. There is a striking contrast of the painted areas with the highly polished surface. The shape of the jar is one of her classic shape with the low shoulder. The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay “Blue Corn, San Ildefonso”. The bowl is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair. There is one small rub area shown in the photos.