Sanchez, Desideria – Jar with Bird Wing and Mountain Designs (1930s)

5"w x 4.5"h

$ 650.00

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 high shoulder and a short neck.  It is fully polished and painted around the shoulder.  The jar has an alternating mountain and bird wing pattern.  It has a very angular and modernist appearance.  The jar was fired to a silvery-black coloration.  It is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.  It is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Desideria”.