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Mata Ortiz Pottery
featuring hand-built, hand-painted Native Pottery from the Village of Mata Ortiz,
a small community in the State of Chihuahua, Mexico.
The residents of the community have a tradition of pottery making that takes its inspiration from the pre-historic days of Casas Grandes. Initially rather crude , their production has now evolved into some of the most elegant and accomplished work in the field of native pottery. Virtually all are signed by the artists that create them, and there is a vital trade in these beautiful pieces, the finest of which reside in museums around the world.

Tourism to Mata Ortiz has historically been an adventurous undertaking given the infrastructure in that part of Mexico. Recently, however, a paved road has been constructed into the Village and guest accommodations are available in nearby towns or at any of three inns in Mata Ortiz. For more information about travel to and places to stay, visit these to sites - http://www.ortizpots.com
http://www.mataortizcalendar.com

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Olla by Lopez Saenz from Mata Ortiz


PB47 - Olla, pink and burgundy slip with incised black fish images
11" high by 9" diameter
Lionel Lopez Saenz, Village of Mata Ortiz
US$1800
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Gerardo Pena Mata ortiz olla


PH86 - Olla, hand-built, hand-painted with a olive slip over painted with black and umbergeometric motifs
8 1/2" high x 6 1/2" diameter
Gerardo Tena, Village of Mata Ortiz
US$450
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Tena Mata Ortiz vase


PH85 - Olla, rust slip with various tribal designs overpainted in black slip.
8" tall.
Gerardo Tena, Village of Mata Ortiz
$650
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Lopez Saenz olla


PB38 - Olla, large, hand-built, hand-painted, polychrome with extraordinary incised scenes from the area. Hard to imagine how much care and work went into this pot. A work of art in its own right.
11" tall, (that's almost a foot ttall)
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Leonel Lopez Saenz, Village of Mata Ortiz
$5000
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Gera Mata Ortiz pot


PF14 - Bowl, hand-built, hand-painted ochre slip with polychrome painted geometric designs, 7 1/2" high x 6" diameter,
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Gera, Village of Mata Ortiz
$900
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