Johnny Ortiz-Concha Large Tinaja

fired on the new moon 1.25.23

  • responsibly harvested micaceous clay near Taos, NM
  • pit fired with local red cedar
  • stone polished / cured with elk marrow and bees wax
  • 7” x 6” x 1”
  • M3 slip
  • edition of 2

tinaja, caused by natural erosion, a bowl formation or shape where water gathers in basalt.

Large tinajas can be used as plates, shallow bowls for holding fruit or eggs. Beautiful serving vessels.