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All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066078
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$265.00
This large, prime quality graphite black-ware olla by Esperanza Tina features a traditional black on black design with intricate geometric motifs and cuadritos (small squares) of Paquime/Mimbres inspiration. Her line-work is highly precise with all angles terminating at precise points. The olla's highly desirable thin walls were built by delicately hand coiling the clay. The high gloss is a result of painstaking hand polishing. The artist's signature is incised on the bottom of the pot...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066076
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$120.00
This red and black olla by Antonio Ledezma features a lively, modern interpretation of a Mimbres lizard motif set against a crackled pattern. Tony belongs to the very talented Ledezma Family of Mata Ortiz whose work is featured in several books. The artist incised his signature on the bottom of the pot...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066075
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$175.00
Rare, museum quality wedding vessel by Jorge A. Ledezma with hand painted black Paquime inspired designs on mezclado (marbled clay that is produced by mixing red and yellow/white clay).  Jorge was taught by his mother Rosa Loya when he was a boy. He won a third place at the 2008 Concurso de la Cerámica de Mata Ortiz (annual contest). He is listed in the book “The Miracle of Mata Ortiz”and “The Magnetism of Mata Ortiz”. The artist's signature is incised on the bottom of the pot...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066073
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$215.00
Celia Lopez is Reynalda Quezada's sister-in-law, from whom she learned her craft in the late 1970's. Celia creates elegant pottery with her subtle colours and masterfully painted trademark butterfly patterns. This is a museum quality white clay vase with a highly desirable thin wall of natural earthen pottery and a satiny smooth polished finish. The artist's signature is incised on the bottom of the pot. Yarn wrapped pottery ring included...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066070
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$210.00
This charming tortuga (desert tortoise) pot with red and black paint by Lourdes Lopez was inspired by traditional Paquime geometric designs and shows a meticulously executed pattern of cuadritos (small squares) on the back of the turtle.
Maria de Lourdes Lopez de Corona learned to pot from her grandmother Jesus Maria Sandoval and her mother Velia Mora de Lopez...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066069
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$215.00
This classic seed pot by Arturo Lopez features a complex graduated cuadritos (small square) design reminiscent of Maurice Escher's optical illusions. It is painted in red and black on white clay and has a Mimbres goat design on the bottom. The artist incised his signature on the bottom of the pot. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.

Dimensions: Height 3 inches, Width 5 inches, Opening 2 inches in diameter...

All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066067
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$195.00
Juan Carlos Rodriguez created this very attractive and interesting round olla by incising his designs with a “sgraffito” technique he learned from his late brother Eduardo Quintana, and then continued to developed on his own. The work was done on red clay and by scraping away the outer layer he also created a thin, sculptural bas relief effect accented with red and black paint ...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066065
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$145.00
This lustruous graphite black-ware seed pot by Octavio Andrew is a fine example of this modern, classy, style of black on black Mata Ortiz pottery. Its perfect symmetry and geometric designs with stylized birds are characteristic of Octavio's bold, clean artwork. The pot was painstakingly stone polished and the artist incised his signature on the bottom of the pot. Yarn wrapped pottery ring included. Comes with certificate of authenticity.

Dimensions: Height 3 inches, Width 8 inches...

All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066064
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$215.00
Angel Amaya is known for his modern, streamlined, innovative and non-traditional designs and shapes. This seed pot by Angel Amaya reflects this originality while it also shows the training he received from Consolacion Quezada the older sister of Juan Quezada the Grandmaster of the Mata Ortiz style...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066061
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$265.00
Ana Trillo de Corona typically works in red clay and this is a fine example of her art that is expressed with a combination of intricate Paquime and Mimbres designs, interwoven with contemporary elements pained in black and accented with white paint. This striking red olla also has the classic southwest style diagonal terraced cut neck and she incised her signature on the bottom of the pot. Ana is featured in the book The Many Faces of Mata Ortiz (Lowell, Hills, Quintana, Parks and Wisner, Rio N...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066060
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$80.00
Elvira Mora painted this miniature seed pot with black and umber paint on mezclado (marbled clay that is produced by mixing red and yellow/white clay). It is a lively interpretation of a Mimbres frog design with wave patterns done in the tradition of the Mora Family that is famous for its delicate paintwork, designs, thin walls, perfect balance and symmetry. The artist incised her signature on the bottom of the pot. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.

Dimensions: Height 1-3/4 inc...

All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066056
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$80.00
Elvira Mora painted this “olita” small seed pot with black and umber paint on mezclado (marbled clay that is produced by mixing red and yellow/white clay). It is a lively interpretation of a Paquime sunburst design done in the tradition of the Mora Family that is famous for its delicate paintwork, designs, thin walls, perfect balance and symmetry. The artist incised her signature on the bottom of the pot. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.

Dimensions: Height 1-3/4 inches, Wi...

All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066055
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$55.00
Julio Mora Sandoval loves to work on a small scale. His miniature “olitas” are wonderfully detailed seed pots are beautifully executed on white or tan clay and are painted both on the top and the bottom of the piece. This particular one in white clay has a precised geometric cuadritos (small squares) design in black, white and red on the top and a Mimbres fish design on the bottom. The pot is polished to a soft shiny finish and the artist incised his signature on the bottom of the pot. Comes...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066054
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$55.00
Julio Mora Sandoval loves to work on a small scale. His “olitas”, wonderfully detailed seed pots, are beautifully executed on white or tan clay and are painted both on the top and the bottom of the piece. This particular one in white clay has a precise, geometric, interlaced cuadritos (small squares) design in black, white and red on the top and a Mimbres flamingo design on the bottom. It is polished to a soft shiny finish. The artist's signature is incised at the bottom of the pot. Comes wi...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066052
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$55.00
Julio Mora Sandoval loves to work on a small scale. His “olitas", wonderfully detailed seed pots, are beautifully executed on white or tan clay and are painted both on the top and the bottom of the piece. This particular one in white clay has a precise, geometric cuadritos (small squares) design with cross formations in red and black paint. He also painted a Mimbres lizard design on the bottom. The pot is polished to a soft shiny finish. The artist incised his signature at the bottom of the po...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066050
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$55.00
Julio Mora Sandoval loves to work on a small scale. His “olitas”, wonderfully detailed seed pots, are beautifully executed on white or tan clay and are painted both on the top and the bottom of the piece. This particular one in white clay has a precise, geometric design in red and black paint on the top and a Mimbres deer design on the bottom. It is polished to a soft shiny finish. The artist incised his signature at the bottom of the pot. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.

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All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066049
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$160.00
Julio Mora Sandoval is known for his delicate and detailed paintwork work This tall, beautifully symmetrical seed pot or “olla” has a precise, geometric design with cuadritos (small squares) arranged in a diamond checkerboard pattern painted red and black on white clay which is the most difficult clay to handle. A Mimbres fish design encircled by an elaborate geometric patter is also painted on the bottom of the pot. It is polished to a soft shiny finish and his signature is incised at the ...
All Items : Pottery and Stoneware : Art Pottery and Stoneware : Contemporary item #1066047
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$85.00
This highly polished black on black seed jar with raised snake and texturing is typical of Paty Quezada's classy, subtle and understated style. The artist incised her signature at the bottom of the pot. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.

Dimensions: Height 3 inches, Width 4 inches. Opening approximately 1-1/4 inches.

The history of Mata Ortiz, both the village and the pottery, can be traced through the archaeological remains of nearby Casas Grandes (Spanish for Great Ho...

 
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