Sanchez, Desideria – Jar with 32 Feathers (1960s)
This striking jar is made by Desideria Montoya Sanchez, a sister of famed potter Maria Martinez. The jar is fully polished and has a sharp shoulder and sloping neck. It is highly polished and fired to a gunmetal coloration. The jar has 32 painted feather extending from the rim to the base. The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Desideria”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.