From a local Denver estate, this vintage, Native American low, polished round, blackware pottery bowl was made by Maria Poveka. Maria crafted these plain, undecorated pottery pieces during the period from around 1956 to 1965 and signed them by her San Ildefonso name Maria Poveka.
MAKER Maria (Poveka) Montoya Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo, Native American, 1887-1980)
MARKS Signed (base): Maria Poveka.
DATE c. 1956-65
DIMENSIONS Width 8.5 Depth 8.5 Height 2.75 in.