Fragua, Glendora – Tan and Red Jar with Sunface Designs and Lid (1994)
Glendora Fragua is known for her polished and intricately incised pottery. This tall jar is polished tan and red near the neck. The piece has etched clouds and rain designs around the neck of the piece. There are four sun face designs around the sides. They are tightly etched into the clay. Each of the sun faces has an inset piece of turquoise. All the additional clay slips are added before the piece is fired. The lid is fully polished red. The jar is signed on the bottom with a corn stalk, Glendora’s hallmark. The jar is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. There is a second place ribbon from the 1994 Santa Fe Indian Market and one of the judges was Dextra Quotskuyva!