Gonzales, Rose – Gunmetal Jar with Rain and Cloud Designs (1930s)
5.5"w x 4"h
Rose Gonzales is often considered the first at San Ildefonso Pueblo to make carved pottery. However, over the course of her career, she created a variety of styles including plainware, painted, and carved pottery. This bowl is one of her classic shapes and designs. It has a sharp shoulder and sloping sides. It is deeply carved in her classic “cameo style”. There are rain, lighting, and cloud designs. The jar was fired to a striking silvery gunmetal coloraiton. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Rose”. It is in very good condition with no crack, restoration or repair.
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