Roller, Toni – Melon Jar with 16 Ribs (1979)

6"w x 5.25"h

$ 1,000.00

Toni Roller is known for her classic shapes and exquisite stone-polished pottery.  She is a daughter of Margaret Tafoya and has developed her own distinctive style yet adhering to the traditional methods and techniques of her mother.  This jar is from 1979 and has a round body and a short neck.  It is carved with 16 melon ribs. Each rib is evenly spaced and carved into the clay.  The entire surface is fully polished to a high shine. It was traditionally fired and it is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Toni Roller”.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.