Vallo, Leland – Water Jar with Mimbres Lizards (1990s)

3"w x 3"h

$ 150.00

Leland Vallo was a son of noted potter, Marie Vallo, and the brother of Kim Vallo. He learned to make pottery from his mother and began making pottery in 1991. This jar is coil-built, thin-walled, and intricately painted.  The jar has a wide shoulder and a short neck.  Around the neck are plant, rain, and cloud designs.  Below the shoulder are three Mimbres-inspired lizards.  The jar is signed on the bottom, “L.  Vallo”. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration, or repair.