Exquisite whirlwind Mata Ortiz olla with a leaf-like base, by Master Potter Hector Gallegos Jr. This gorgeous olla has a beautiful contemporary, well-balanced form and is decorated with Hector's trademark design of etched and painted minute details. The painted band design flows from the back to the front of the olla. At the center there is a beautiful whirlwind Mimbres pattern. Hector Jr learned, at a young age, pottery making from his famous parents Hector Gallegos and Graciela Martinez. His work has been included in many exhibitions and museums such as the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles California, The Museum Of Man in San Diego California, and the National Museum of Folk Art in Mexico City. Absolutely gorgeous!
Origin: Mata Ortiz
Dimensions: 9''Tall 20''Circumference