NATIVE AMERICAN MARIA MARTINEZ 3 PC POTTERY: 3 pieces by renowned Pueblo Potter, by Maria Martinez (1888-1980). 1) San Ildefenso Bowl - plain black ware - signed Maria Poveka which is a signature she used from the mid-50s to the mid-60s. 2.75'' h x 4''d; 2) San Ildeffonso Bowl signed Maria & Julian. Julian was her husband who died in 1943. It is estimated this pit was made around 1935; 3) Santa Clara black on black plate signed Maria & Santana. Maria worked with her daughter-in-law Santana after 1943 when her husband Julian passed until approx. 1956. Also sold with a book entitled ''Maria'' by Richard L. Spivey.
CONDITION: Book shows normal wear. All pottery pieces are in very good/excellent condition.