Patricio, Doris – Water Jar with Flowers and Rainclouds (2000s)
Doris Patricio was the matriarch of a family of exceptional potters, including Robert Patrico. Each piece is coil-built and painted with bee-weed (black) and clay slips. This is a classic Acoma-shaped water jar with a round shoulder and short neck. The jar has tiny rain clouds extending down from the neck and flowers around the sides. It is painted with bee-weed (black) and red clay. It is signed “D. Patricio”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.