Martinez, Pauline – Tall Jar with Feather Design

3.25"w x 4"h

$ 400.00

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 in Santa Clara Pauline married and moved to San Ildefonso.  This is a classic piece of her pottery with a sharp shoulder and an elongated neck.  The jar is painted with a classic feather design.  It was traditionally fired a glassy black.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Pauline”.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.