This pot was coil made by a Native American potter from the Isleta Pueblo. The clay used is gathered in the south central region of New Mexico. Coil pottery is decorative and should not be filled with water, water will absorb into the clay and could cause separation of the coils. Coil pottery is an anchient technique still used by a small number of Native American potters. The finish you see on the pot is a rubbed polished finish. After baking the piece in an outdoor oven, it is rubbed with a polishing stone until the finish is created. It may be as smooth or textured as the artist chooses.
Approximately 16" high and 10" wide.