SAN ILDEFONSO BLACKWARE JAR of compressed globular form, the tapering shoulder painted in matte reserve against the highly polished gunmetal ground, with an encircling feather band; singed on the base: "Maria/Popovi, 11/69." height 6 1/2 in.
ERIK FENDER, SAN ILDEFONSO Erik is a creative and talented potter. He uses all traditional techniques in his pottery making, but creates unique shapes and often uses interesting green slip in his work. He combines traditional feather patterns with his own interpretations of petroglyphs and animal forms. His pots are nicely shaped - and beautifully polished.