Medina, Elizabeth & Marcellus – Jar with Large and Small Birds
Elizabeth Medina is known for her traditional style of Zia pottery. Each piece is coil built, painted with native clays and native fired. This jar is intricately painted by her husband, Marcellus Medina. The jar has two large birds and two small birds as the design. The large birds both have polished bodies. The small birds are black. The birds are surrounded by flowers. The petals of the flowers are all polished red. The jar has a lid that is polished red and there is a bear on top with a Zia bird on the back. The jar is signed on the side “Elizabeth + Marcellus Medina, Zia”.