Toya, Dominique – Mica and Red Polished Melon Bowl
Dominique Toya is known for her intricately carved pottery with sharp ridged melon swirls. She has created her distinctive style of pottery using native clay and micaceous clay slips for the surface. This is one of her miniatures. The bowl is fully polished red on the bottom and the top half has a 16 very sharply carved melon ribs which swirl around from the mouth. They are slipped with a micaceous clay. The bowl has been traditionally fired and the coloration is striking! Dominique has won numerous awards for her pottery and continues to be one of the leading Jemez potters working today!
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