San Ildefonso Pueblo black pottery bowl by mother and son artists Maria and Po.
Traditionally hand built with native clay, stone burnished slip is decorated with the feather design, pit fired to black.
Maria Martinez made lovely shaped bowls and was a great polisher!
Popovi Da was a talented artist and painted pottery for his mother.
Together they fired out doors, achieving the gun metal finish so highly prized.
Signed in the wet clay after polishing, Maria + Popovi 4 64.
3" deep by 5 1/4" diameter.