Roybal, Tonita – Jar with Plant and Rain Designs (1920s)
Tonita Roybal is one of the great innovative names in San Ildefonso pottery. This jar by Tonita is from the late 1920s. It has her signature shape with a sharp shoulder and sloping neck. It is painted with a rain and plant design around the shoulder of the jar. It was fired to a glossy black coloration. The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Tonita”. It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.