Medina, Elizabeth – Jar with Zia Birds and Swirling Clouds
Elizabeth Medina is known for her traditional style of Zia pottery. Each piece is coil built, painted with native clays and native fired. This jar is also painted by Elizabeth. The jar large sections with Zia birds. Each bird is polished red and is next to a flower. They are separated by smaller birds in swirling clouds. The cloud are both painted and polished red and tan. Around the neck are fine-line rain designs. T he base of the jar is polished red. The jar has a lid with a small bear. It is painted with a bird and flowers on a red polished flat surface. The jar is signed on the side “Elizabeth Medina, Zia”.