Lucie Zete (Mata Ortiz, Oaxaca, Mexico) Black Earthenware Olla, 20th Century

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Lucie Zete (Mata Ortiz, Oaxaca, Mexico) Black Earthenware Olla, 20th Century, the everted mouth over a short neck, over the large, slightly-lopsided globular body. Glazed with black glaze in patterns to the body. Signed to base. 

Lucie Zete lives in Mata Ortiz, Oaxaca, Mexico. Her earthenware pots are produced using the traditional black clay with black glaze produced at Casas Grandes and Mata Ortiz for centuries. This olla or traditional form of vessel, is patterned with geometric designs alternately glazed and unglazed. 

9 1/2" H., 10 1/2" D. Excellent, undamaged condition.