Julio Ledezma

Mata Ortiz

Like others in his illustrious family, Julio Ledezma is a master potter working in the village of Mata Ortiz in norhtern Mexico. Rosa Ponce was his wife. He specialized in producing pottery decorating with ancient Paquimé/Mimbres designs. Then he was killed in a car accident in 2015.

Paquime feather design painted on a red and black jar
Red and black jar painted with Paquime feather design
6.5 in H by 7.75 in Dia

Mata Ortiz/Casas Grandes Potters