Toya, Maxine & Dominique – Polychrome Jar with Dragonflies, Birds & Flowers

7"w x 6.25"h

$ 1,800.00

This is a striking new jar by Maxine Toya and her daughter, Dominque Toya. Dominque made the jar and Maxine painted the designs. The jar is a classic water jar shape. The neck and base are both slipped with mica.  The body of the jar is fully painted with five colors of clay to create the designs!  The jar has two dragonflies and two Pueblo birds as the designs.  They are each intricately painted with exceptional detail.  Separating them are larger plant designs.  Note the use of the mauve-colored clay slip on the tips of each branch!  The complexity of the painting and the use of so many colors of clay is amazing on this jar. It is certainly an elegant piece by these two exceptional potters.  The piece is signed on the bottom in the clay, “Maxine Toya + Dominque Toya”.