12 January 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
A SANTO DOMINGO POLYCHROME JAR
with a slightly concave base and rounded shoulder sloping to wide neck with slightly flaring rim, painted in orange and black on a cream slip, with a broad band enclosing stylized feathers bisected by foliate elements, surmounted by a band of floral motifs, orange underbody, signed Crucita Melchor, Santo Domingo
Diameter: 8½ in. (21.6 cm.)
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This jar was reportedly made by Santana Melchor and painted by her daughter, Crucita Melchor.
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