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Polished Black ware pitcher with stand and catalog

Polished Black ware pitcher with stand and catalog

Dona Rosa

Mexico pottery
after 1980 - 4" d plus stand

Full name Rosa Real Mateo de Nieto, was a Mexican ceramics artisan from San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico. She is noted for inventing a technique to make the local pottery type, barro negro, black and shiny after firing. This created new markets for the ceramics with collectors and tourists. the tradition of making the barro negro pottery is being carried on by Doña Rosa’s daughter and grandchildren who stage demonstrations for tourists. The workshop is still in the family home.

Price: $30.00   On Sale: Take 50% off gallery price

53975 Main Road Southold, NY    P 631-765-8432