Mata Ortiz Handbuilt and Handpainted Owl Effigy
Native Puebloan Handbuilt and Handpainted Owl Effigy by Angela Corona
This Owl effigy pot was handbuilt and handpainted by Mata Ortiz resident Angela Corona. Effigy pots are recreations of ancient vessels that were found in and around the Paquime/Casas Grandes region of Chihuahua, Mexico. It is believed that these pieces were created to depict the birds and animal life that were so important to the people. Pottery ring included.
5.5 in. tall