Medina, Elizabeth – Tall Jar with Birds, Rainbow & Turtle Lid
6.5"w x 9"h (w/ lid)
Elizabeth Medina is known for traditional style of Zia pottery. Each piece is coil built, painted with native clays and native fired. This jar is painted in a traditional style with a bird or roadrunner on each side. The bodies of the birds are stone polished. There is a rainbow band over each of the birds. Separating the rainbows are a section of plants and birds at the rim. There are fine-line clouds on the edge of the rainbow. The lid is in the shape of a turtle and there is a bird and plants painted on the top. Throughout the piece the red and tan clay slips are polished while the other clay is matte. The jar is signed on the side “Elizabeth Medina, Zia.