Roller, Toni – Melon Jar with 16 Ribs (1992)
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 1992 and it is a carved melon bowl with 16 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”.