PATY ORTIZ Mata Ortiz Pottery Museum Quality Mescla

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 16, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

PATY ORTIZ: Mentored by her uncle Macario Ortiz and by her father Salvador Ortiz, assisted by her husband Cruz Santillan, forms truly museum quality pieces from barro mesclado, painting paquimé motiffs. Paty is featured on page 126 of Susan Lowell's book The Many Faces of Mata Ortiz . She is also listed in Walter Parks The Miracle of Mata Ortiz . Her work is highly sought after by collectors. Indeed your Mata Ortiz collection is not complete without a Paty Ortiz.

For this "Mesclada" (pot with mixed clay colors) - two different types of clay have been worked and kneaded carefully together to produce some of the finest, high contrast marbled-ware in the village.

In mineral black and deep earthy red paint, this piece features ancient Paquimé and Mimbres inspired symbols of macaws, feathers, and snakes.

Measuring 7 1/2 inches tall with a girth at the widest point of 20 1/2" . The diameter measures 6". Absolutely beautiful... This piece is signed by Paty Ortiz. An authentic Mata Ortiz complimentary crocheted clay pottery ring is included. Domestic Shipping is $19 and includes professional packing and insurance.

is a good opportunity to acquire a very fine piece of Mata Ortiz pottery at a very low price. This piece would normally retail in fine galleries for $349.00 to $599.00.

This remarkable thin-walled
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