Medina, Elizabeth – Jar with Zia Birds, Hummingbirds, Rainbow, and 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. This jar is patined with four different colors of clay. There is a large rainbow encircling the jar. It is polished red. Below the rainbow band are large birds and tan polished clouds. There are small rain designs along the rainbow. Above the rainbow are hummingbirds, flowers, and plants. 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”.