Medina, Elizabeth – Five Color Jar with Zia Birds, Flowers, and Bear Lid
This is a classic Zia water jar by Elizabeth Medina. She is known for her traditional style of Zia pottery. Each piece is coil built, painted with native clays, and native fired. The jar is painted with five different colors. The dark brown on the birds wings is the newest color Elizabeth has been using. The jar has two large birds nad two smaller birds, each separated by flowers. Each bird and flower is painted differently. Around the neck of the jar are plant and traditional Zia clouds. The lid has a base polished red and there is a bear on top with a bird and flower as the design. The jar signed on the side “Elizabeth Medina, Zia”.