Artist Media Series
Desideria Montoya Sanchez was a sister of noted potter Maria Martinez. She was known for her traditional pottery and use of both classic and innovative designs. This jar has a sharp shoulder and sloping side. The design has clouds, rain, and lightning patterns. They are boldly painted on the surface. The bowl is highly polished and fired a deep black. The bowl is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair. It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Desideria”.