Javier Martinez: Day of the Dead. Day Scene

This wonderful Day of the Dead olla was created by Javier and Gaby Martinez. It is their version of how Mata Ortiz's graveyard looks during the day. The etched skeletons and tombs are dedicated to some of the top Mata Ortiz potters that have passed away such as Chevo Ortiz, Nicolas Quezada, Martha Ponce. As you can see, it is a festive portrayal of one of Mexico's most important celebrations, there is music and dancing, beautiful birds and squirrels.  

Origin: Mata Ortiz
Dimensions: 7.5''Tall 20''Circumference