Fine Pueblo Pottery
INDIVIDUAL MATA ORTIZ POTTERY
Nicolas Ortiz Mata Ortiz Dueling Turtles on a Pond Pottery
The combination or sculpture-like piece of two turtles dueling on a pond is a rare creation from master effigy potter Nivcolas Ortiz.
A beautiful black on black animal effigy pottery piece hand crafted by the world famous and highly sought after Master Potter Nicolas Ortiz!! Nicolas is quite famous for his animal effigy designs, and you can easily see why. Just such a wonderful sense of artistry and fun! Nicolas Ortiz is a featured artist in the famous book "The Many Faces of Mata Ortiz". You can read all about him on page number 130. Nicolas first learned the art of pottery from his younger brother Macario Ortiz, who in turn learned the art form from Felix Ortiz... some of the most famous of the potters from the Barrio Porvenir section of Mata Ortiz. No one does animal effigy work like Nicolas!
Truly amazing! Approximate Measurements: 8 inches tall by 13.5 inches wide.
- Item No.: MO.740
- Artist: Nicolas Ortiz
- Size: 8 in H x 13.5 in L
- Price: 1,450
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