Medina, Elizabeth – Jar with Zia Birds, Rainbows, Flowers and Lid

6.5"w x 9.5"h(w/ lid)

$ 500.00

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 cloud, rain, and lightning designs.  Near the neck are polished red and tan areas representing lightning.  Separating the birds are flowers below tan polished rainbows.  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”.