Medina, Elizabeth – Lidded Jar with Birds & Flowers
Elizabeth Medina is known for a traditional style of Zia pottery. Each piece is coil built, painted with native clays and native fired. This jar is painted with a large bird on each side. The bodies are polished and the wings are different. Separating the birds are large flowers. The petals are different clay slips. Around the neck is a cloud and rain design. The lid is a bear with a bird painted on top. The jar is signed on the side “Elizabeth Medina, Zia.