Sanchez, Desideria – Jar with Feather Designs (1930s)

4.25"w x 3.5"h

$ 400.00

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 sharp shoulder and a sloping side.  The design has 16 feathers extending down from the rim.  Note how they are painted with polished rim and open polished spaces.  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”.