San Ildefonso Pueblo
By Tony Da
Tony Da, was the son of Maria Martinez’s son Popovi Da. The sgraffito or incised water serpent design is made once the pot is formed and leather-dry. Then tiny pieces of clay are carefully removed, leaving the design with a shiny surface.
Ceramic. H 9.5, D 7.5 cm [H 3 ¾, D 2 ¾ inches]
Bandelier National Monument, BAND 1670