Martinez, Maria (1887-1980) and Martinez, Santana (1909-2002) / San Ildefonso

Maria Martinez (1887-1980) and Santana Martinez (1909-2002) - San Ildefonso Black Vase c.1950s, 9.5" x 9" (P3567)


Additional Information

  • Circa: 1960s
  • Size: 9.5'' x 9''
This water jar is in near excellent condition; with very minor surface wear along the neck, and faint scratches. Signed "Marie + Santana" on the bottom. This is a very large olla and is one of Maria's masterpiece forms for which she was known. Acquired from Frances Hamilton White Collection (1933-2021). Frances Hamilton White was known for her exquisite taste in Native American Art and spent a lifetime carefully curating, adding only the best examples to her collection. Her extensive painting collection was recently sold at Christie's. The owner purchased this item at Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Included in the show "Objects of Art Santa Fe 2022."

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