San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Jar with Rich Gunmetal by Maria and Julian, c. 1935


Truly lovely jar in exceptional condition. It is beautifully formed with wide mid-body and no discernible shoulder. The polish is perfect, a mirror-like black canvas for a band of swirling matte abstractions. The gunmetal firing elevates this from a good jar to an exceptional one.

Size: 4.5″ tall by 6 3/4″ wide
Condition: near perfect
Provenance: the estate of Los Alamos, NM collector