McHorse, Joel — Tall Micaceous Melon Rib Jar
This tall jar is made from micaceous clay. It has 16 melon ribs pushed out in the clay. The jar is an interesting shape with a square shoulder The rim is fluted with an undulating shape. The jar was traditionally fired so there are blushes on the surface. Joel’s pottery can be found in museums such as the IAIA Museum, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts/Peabody Essex and the Heard Museum. The piece is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Joel McHorse”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.