Medina, Elizabeth – Jar with Zia Birds, Rainbow and Bear 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 has a large Zia bird on each side. They are each different in design and the tan area of the bodies is stone polished. The area above the birds has a hatchure rain design. There are tan polished clouds next to the birds and a red polished rainbow. On the sides are cloud designs separating the birds. 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”.