Abel Mora

Mata Ortiz

A member of the extended Mora family, Abel Mora is a potter living and working in the village of Mata Ortiz in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It looks like he prefers to work with the sgraffito technique in making his nature and wildlife designs.

Sgraffito horse motif on a black and white jar
Black and white jar decorated with a sgraffito horse motif
9 in H by 7.25 in Dia
A sgraffito horse and wildlife design on a black-on-buff jar
A black-on-buff jar with a sgraffito horse and wildlife design
4.5 in H by 4.25 in Dia
Measurement includes stand

Mata Ortiz/Casas Grandes Potters