Garcia, Tammy – Large Jar with Deer (2003)
This large water jar by Tammy Garcia is a delicate shape with correspondingly delicate imagery. The piece is from 2003. It has deer on both sides. the encompass most of the surface of the jar and are surrounded by plant and geometric patterns. Separating the deer is a waterfall of melon ribs. There are a variety of different clay slips which create the colorations. Check out the antlers which are caved at various levels! The jar is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair. Tammy has won numerous awards for her pottery and been the recipient of the New Mexico Governor’s award.