Mata Ortiz Handbuilt and Handpainted Owl Effigy
Mata Ortiz Handbuilt and Handpainted Owl Effigy by Oscar Quezada
This Owl effigy pot was handbuilt and handpainted by Mata Ortiz resident Oscar Quezada. 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. This is a beautifully painted piece by Oscar. Pottery ring included.
9 in. tall