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Medina, Marcellus – Small Bowl with Zia Birds

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Medina, Marcellus – Small Bowl with Zia Birds

3.25"w x 3"h
$ 90.00 $ 75.00
Availability: Out of stock

Marcellus Medina is known for his painting on traditional style of Zia pottery.  Each piece is coil built, painted with native clays and native fired.  This small jar was made and painted by Marcellus Medina.  There are two very classic Zia birds on either side.  Each bird is painted with additional clay slips.  Separating the two birds are cloud and rain designs.  The bowl is traditionally fired and it is signed on the bottom, “M. Medina”.


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Artist

Artist

Medina, Marcellus (b. 1954)

Marcellus Medina is a grandson of Juanita Pino, a son of Sofia and Rafael Medina and the husband of Elizabeth Medina. He is well known for his paintings. His style is influenced by the work of his uncle, JD Medina. His interest is to portray both spiritual and social life at Zia Pueblo. When he works on pottery, the pieces are made by Elizabeth and he paints the surface. He has won numerous awards at Santa Fe Indian Market and other events.
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