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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 jar is one of her classic shapes and designs. It has a sharp shoulder and it is carved in her “cameo style”. The design is a series of rain, cloud, and lightning patterns. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Rose”. It is in excellent condition with no crack, restoration or repair.