520 East 72nd Street, 2C (By Appointment Only) New York City, NY 10021 , United States Call Seller 212.439.9257


San Ildefonso black polished bowl by Santana and Adam Martinez

$ 950
  • Description
    Adam Martinez was the eldest son of Marie and Julian Martinez. His wife was Santana Adam. Both of them worked directly with Maria in making her pottery and they are also renowned in their own right as outstanding artists from San Ildefonso Pueblo. After his father Julian died, Adam helped dig and prepare the clay while Santana worked alongside Marie in forming and polishing the pottery. They continued working together in making pottery in the traditional way after Maria's death. Each died in the very early years of the 21st century.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: coiled, slipped with natural sip, polished with smooth stone or gourd edge, fired over reduction fire open pit
    Condition: Good. excellent condition. The slip on the pot has a high shine and is in excellent condition.
    Creation Date: 1950s+
    Styles / Movements: American Indian, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: mc2221
    Incollect Reference #: 337548
  • Dimensions
    H. 3.25 in; Diam. 4.875 in;
    H. 8.26 cm; Diam. 12.38 cm;
Message from Seller:

For over thirty years, Marcy Burns American Indian Arts LLC has been nationally recognized as a premier dealer in antique American Indian basketry, textiles, pottery and jewelry, including Native American and Classic Designer jewelry from Taxco, Mexico.

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