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Zia Red-on-Orange Olla with Undulating Band and Pueblo Home Use, c. 1920’s

$4,500.00

Ninety or so years ago at Zia pueblo a small group of potters (perhaps even one family!) experimented with black and red designs on an orange slipped background. This is a lovely example with an undulating band possibly depicting flowing water as does the subtle parallel lines in the neck and mid-body. The red and the orange colors fired to deeply colored hues and then ethnographic use deepened the colors more. This is a particularly fine example from a creatively short-lived period at Zia pueblo in the 1920’s.

Condition excellent with ethnographic surface wear
Provenance a Durango, Colorado collection

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circa

pueblo

Zia

dimensions

8 1/2" tall by 9" diameter