Toya, Dominique – Red & Mica Melon Ridge Mini Jar
2.25"w x 2.5"h
Dominique Toya has created her distinctive style of pottery using native clay and micaceous clay slips for the surface. This is one of her miniatures. The jar has an asymmetrical shape and around the neck and rim. The top and bottom are fully polished a deep red. The center of the jar has a single melon ridge which encircles the jar. The area of the rib is slipped with a micaceous clay. The jar 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!