This small, vintage Native American jar is crafted in the traditional, black-on-black polished finish that the San Ildefonso Pueblo is famous for. This example is carved deeply in a cameo-style with a geometric pattern around the neck with a burnished base. Rose is credited as one of the early innovators of deeply carved pottery around 1930.
MAKER Rose Gonzales (San Ildefonso, NM, 1900-89)
MARKS Signed (base): Rose with old sticker.
DATE c. 1940
DIMENSIONS Width 3.5 Depth 3.5 Height 2.75 in.
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