Native American MARIA MARTINEZ and POPOVI DA San Ildefonso Blackware Avanyu Pottery Jar
Native American MARIA MARTINEZ and POPOVI DA San Ildefonso Blackware Avanyu Pottery Jar Native American MARIA MARTINEZ and POPOVI DA San Ildefonso Blackware Avanyu Pottery Jar Native American MARIA MARTINEZ and POPOVI DA San Ildefonso Blackware Avanyu Pottery Jar

Native American MARIA MARTINEZ and POPOVI DA San Ildefonso Blackware Avanyu Pottery Jar

Ref: T-31-0001
A vintage, mid-century, black on black jar with a band of decoration around the neck with a mythical Avanyu (Awanyu) water spirit creature. Maria Martinez signed her work with various names: Poveka, Maria Poveka Martinez, Maria, and Maria Povera Martinez.
MAKER
Maria Montoya Martinez (Native American, 1887-1980) | Popovi Da (1923-71)
MARKS 
Signed (base): Maria/ Popovi/ 867.
DATE
c. 1956
DIMENSIONS
Width 5 Depth 5 Height 6 in.
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