Medina, Elizabeth – Jar with Zia Birds, Hummingbirds, Rainbows and Bear Lid
Elizabeth Medina is known for her traditional style of Zia pottery. Each piece is coil built, painted with native clays, and native fired. The jar is wonderfully complex in design and color. The jar has a Zia bird on each side. They are each different with polished bodies and wings. Surrounding them are flowers and above each bird is a polished rainbow. Separating them are hummingbirds flying over flowers. Note the linear rain designs. The base of the jar is polished. The jar has a lid with a small bear. It is painted with a bird and flowers on a complex painted surface. The jar is signed on the side “Elizabeth Medina, Zia”.