Medina, Elizabeth – Jar with Zia Birds, Flowers and Lid
This is a classic Zia jar with a lid 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. This jar is patined with four different colors of clay. There are large Zia birds on either side. The birds are different in design and color and above them are hachure rain clouds and flowers. Separating the birds are red polished rainbows with clouds below them. Around the neck are flowers with tan polished petals. The top of the jar has a lid with a red polished base and a bear on top with a bird and flower as the design. The jar signed on the side “Elizabeth Medina, Zia”.