Martinez, Pauline – Bowl with Rain and Cloud Designs

2.25"w x 2"h

$ 175.00

Pauline Martinez is a daughter of noted potter Cresencia Tafoya (1918-99) and a sister of Harriet Tafoya, Annie Baca, and Mark Tafoya. Although she was born at Santa Clara Pauline married and moved to San Ildefonso.  This is a classic piece of her pottery that is round in shape.  It is highly polished and painted with a rain, cloud, and wind design  It is polished to a glassy shine and fired a deep black coloration.  The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Pauline”.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.