Hector Gallegos Jr.

Mata Ortiz

Hector Gallegos Jr. is a potter from the village of Mata Ortiz in the northern part of the State of Chihuahua, Mexico. He is the husband of potter Laura Bugarini. They often collaborate on pieces but he sometimes just makes his own.

Bands of geometric design on a polychrome jar
Polychrome jar decorated with bands of geometric design
6 in H by 5 in Dia
Sgraffito and painted desert nature and wildlife motif on a lidded polychrome jar
Lidded polychrome jar decorated with a sgraffito and painted desert wildlife and nature motif, plus a matching stand
14 in H by 7.25 in Dia
Measurement includes stand

Mata Ortiz/Casas Grandes Potters