Superb San Ildefonso Polychrome Olla, c. 1900

December 3, 2012By Lyn Foxfeatured No Comments

Striking and beautiful with a large and unusual sun-like motif predominating in the mid-body and kiva steps in the neck.  Yet, despite this major design element, the jar has a spacious, open feel that adds to its great appeal. This could be an early masterpiece by master potter Dolorita Montoya as the sun motif has … Read More