Elicena Cota

Elicena Cota Lopez is a potter from Mata Ortiz. She seems to like making black or gray pots with multi-color slipped designs within sgraffito designs within sgraffito designs... Her motifs tend to be natural: insects, birds, lizards, plants.

At the 2013 Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Show she took home ribbons for 3rd Place in Best of Show and 2nd Place in the Traditional Black Category.

Sgraffito and painted designs on a black jar
Black jar with slipped designs within sgraffito designs, ie: colored sections of lizards within sgraffito designs
4 1/2 in H by 4 1/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito hummingbird and floral motif on a black jar
Black jar with sgraffito and painted hummingbird and floral motif
4 1/4 in H by 4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Dragonfly motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with a dragonfly motif
6 3/4 in H by 6 3/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted parrot and branch design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with sgraffito and painted parrot and branch design
4 1/4 in H by 5 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted parrot and branch design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with sgraffito and painted parrot and branch design
6 1/4 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Bird and tree branch motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with bird and tree branch motif
6 1/2 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted hummingbird and tree branch design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with sgraffito and painted hummingbird and tree branch design
4 1/4 in H by 4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted dragonfly and geometric motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted dragonfly and geometric motif
4 1/2 in H by 6 1/2 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted bird, tree branch and geometric designs decorate a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with sgraffito and painted bird, tree branch and geometric designs
6 3/4 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted tree branches and dragonflies motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted dragonflies and tree branches motif
3 1/4 in H by 5 1/4 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted lizard and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with sgraffito and painted lizard and geometric design
5 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted dragonfly, branch and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar with sgraffito and painted branch, dragonfly and geometric design
4 1/4 in H by 4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted parrot and branch design on a poychrome jar
Polychrome jar with sgraffito and painted parrot and branch design
4 1/2 in H by 4 1/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Parrot and branches motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a parrot and branches motif
4 1/4 in H by 4 3/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted parrot and branches motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted parrot and branches motif
4 1/4 in H by 5 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted hummingbird, flower and branch design on a poychrome jar
Polychrome jar with sgraffito and painted hummingbird, flower and branch design
3 1/4 in H by 5 1/4 in Dia
Dragonfly and mesh motif on a polychrome jar with a cut geometric opening
Polychrome jar with a geometric cut opening and decorated with a dragonfly and mesh motif
4 1/4 in H by 10 1/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted dragonfly and vine motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted dragonfly and vine motif
3 1/4 in H by 5 1/4 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted dragonfly and vine motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted dragonfly and vine motif
6 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted bluebird, vine and geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted bluebird, vine and geometric design
6 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted parrot and vines motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted parrot and vines motif
5 3/4 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted hummingbirds and vines motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted hummingbirds and vines motif
6 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted bluebird and vines motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted bluebird and vines motif
5 3/4 in H by 6 1/4 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Sgraffito and painted parrot and vine motif on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted parrot and vine motif
5 in H by 4 1/2 in Dia
Measurement includes stand
Pottery photos courtesy of Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery

Mata Ortiz/Casas Grandes Potters