Martinez, Santana & Adam – Jar with Feathers, Rain Clouds and Bear Track (1987)

4.5"w x 3.25"h

$ 600.00

This is a classic jar by Santana and Adam Martinez.  Adam was the youngest son of Maria Martinez, and Santana (his wife) painted Maria’s pottery in the 1940-50s.  The entire surface of this piece is fully polished.  A feather design is painted on the jar, separated by a rain and lightning pattern. Below the shoulder are a raincloud and bear track.  The jar was fired a deep black coloration.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Santana + Adam”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.  There is the original invoice with the piece, purchased in 1987.