San Ildefonso Pottery by Lupita Martinez, 1970s
3 x 3.50 x 3.50 in
signed by LUPITA MARTINEZ, San Ildefonso. San Ildefonso Pueblo is famous for its blackware pottery vessels. Martinez (1918- 2006) was active in pottery making from 1935 until the 1980s. Lupita Martinez became part of this revival since was a niece of Maria and Julian Martinez through marriage to the son of Julian's brother, Louis Martinez.