Tenorio, Robert – Black-on-Red Water Jar with Plant Designs (2003)
This is a classic Kewa style water jar by Robert Tenorio. The jar is painted with wild spinach (black) on a red clay slip base. The jar has a round shoulder with a short neck. Around the neck are plant designs. Around the shoulder are sun designs and below are clouds. The jar was traditionally fired outdoors. The jar is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Robert Tenorio, Kewa”. It was made in 2003. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.