Maria / Popovi Black-on-Black Plate with Avanyu design

This plate was created by the well-known San Ildefonso potter Maria Martinez. She along with her husband Julian created then technique of black-on-black pottery. This piece was created after her husband's passing when she was assisted by her son, Popovi Da, in the designing and firing of her pottery. The plate features a Avanyu (serpant, water spirit) design.

D. 9 ⅛"

c. mid 1950s
 Sold #7519

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