Medina, Elizabeth – Long Neck Jar with Hummingbirds and Bear Lid
6.5"w x 11.25"h(w/ lid)
This is a long neck 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 long neck and a round shoulder. Around the shoulder there are two birds and plants. Above them are rain clouds. On the neck are two hummingbirds and flower. Note the use of various clay slips to create the coloration! Below the shoulder, the jar is slipped red. 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”.
Back to Artist Page:Medina, Elizabeth (b.1956)