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Flores, Ismael

#8222
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Huge fluted-neck olla.
 
Strikingly detailed and well-balanced geometric designs.
 
Black and white over red background.
 
Height: 13"
Diameter: 12"

Lopez, Celia

#6246
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Flocks of polychrome birds cover this olla from the village of Mata Ortiz.
 
Sienna, light red and black over buff background.
 
Height: 5 1/4"
Diameter: 8"

Loya, Ismael

#8226
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Thinwalled polychrome olla with intricate abstract geometric designs.
 
Red and black over tan/buff.
 
Height: 6 1/4"
Diameter: 8 1/2"

Ontiveros, Lupe

#8227
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Precise geometric swirl/hatchwork design.
 
White over black.
 
Height: 8 1/2"
Diameter: 8 1/2"

Quezada, Betty

#8223
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Very large olla by Betty Quintana de Quezada, daughter-in-law of the incomparable Juan Quezada (her husband is Juan's eldest son, Noe).
 
Tan over black in distinctive Quezada family designs.  Juan provided Betty with the clay surface slips for this piece.
 
Height: 10 7/8"
Diameter: 9"

Reyes, Beto

#8240
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A Picasso-esque aquatic theme on this elaborately decorated slender jar.
 
Height: 7 1/8"
Diameter: 4 3/8"

Silveira, Trini

#8225
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Trini now lives in the U.S. and is no longer potting.  This olla is a superb example of her ability.
 
The main body is highly detailed geometric designs in red over black.  The incised rim is tan/buff.
 
Height: 8 5/8"
Diameter: 9"

Villa, Ramon

#8231
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Leaping fish are represented in all four quarters of this olla.  A detailed field of geometric designs separate each quadrant.
 
Buff over red.
 
Height: 4 5/8"
Diameter: 6"

Villa, Ramon

#8232
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Nicely harmonized designs are repeated on opposing sides of this pretty olla.  A fine example of Ramon's abilities.
 
Buff over red.
 
Height: 5"
Diameter: 6"