Gutierrez, Margaret Lou – Small Jar with Feather Pattern (1980’s)
Margaret Lou Gutierrez was the only daughter of noted potters Tonita & Juan Roybal. She began making pottery in the 1970s and this is one of her pieces from the 1980s. The jar has a long neck and a sharp shoulder. It is painted with her sharp, elongated feathers and it is very highly polished. The jar is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Margaret Lou Gutierrez”.