Tomasita Montoya Ohkay Owingeh Carved Earthenware Jar, Mid-20th Century
Tomasita Montoya (Ohkay Owingeh, 1899 – 1978)
Jar, mid-20th century
Signed to the underside
Tomasita Montoya was one of the original eight members of the group of potters of the Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan Pueblo) to bring back renewed interest and creation of pottery based on the Potsuwi’i incised ware.
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).
- Please note, this item is highly fragile and/or requires custom packing. Additional handling time should be expected.
- slight nicks and abrasions along the sides of the jar; minor efflorescence to the carved design; slight abrasions to the rim; minor dust and stains to the interior.