Fine Pueblo Pottery
INDIVIDUAL MATA ORTIZ POTTERY
Nicolas Ortiz Black on Black Buffalo Ortiz Pottery
Nicolas Ortiz makes possibly the best effigy pottery anywhere and he is the indisputable master in Mata Ortiz pottery. He is known for his double black on black ollas with the handles made into the effigy of two intertwined snakes with a mouse or two mice inside the pot, his wild boars, bears with fish in their mouths, rabbits, and owls. He also makes black on black and polychrome rabbits, owls, turtles, snails and other forms of life. This is his famous B/B rabbit, decorated in detailed checkered designs and fine lines. For more on Nicolas and his pottery, please see page 130 of the book the Many Faces of Mata Ortiz.
This piece depicting a buffalo measures 7 1/2 inches High, by 9.5 inches long and 4 inches deep. And is signed by Nicolas.
- Item No.: MO.666
- Artist: Nicolas Ortiz
- Size: 7.5 in H x 9.5 in L x 4 in W
- Price: 935
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