Gutierrez, Helen – Small Feather Jar (1980’s)
Helen Gutierrez (1935-1993) was a daughter of Isabel Atencio, a sister of Gilbert Atencio and the mother of Geraldine, Carol and Rose Gutierrez. She was known for her traditional San Ildefonso pottery. This jar is highly polished and painted with a feather pattern. The design and style are classic for San Ildefonso. The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.