Maria Poveka Martinez (1884-1980) is probably the most famous of all pueblo potters. She and her husband, Julian, discovered in 1918 how to produce the now-famous black-on-black pottery and they spent the remainder of their careers perfecting and producing it for museums and collectors worldwide. LEARN MORE
Maria Martinez signed her pottery with several different signatures, and these signatures tell us both the time period the pot was made, and who, if anyone assisted her. LEARN MORE
One of the Largest Private Collections ever put together of Maria Marintinez Pottery was located in Phoenix, and now is available through our galleries website. LEARN MORE
Come in person to see over 200 examples of Maria Martinez pottery! By Appointment Only.
Please visit our Main Gallery Website Below:
Antique American Indian Art, Inc.
11824 North Creek Pkwy. North #101-A
Bothell, WA 98011
Contact: Matt Wood
Our Services Include:
Free & Formal Appraisals
Professional Cleaning & Restoration
Public & Private Lectures
We Buy - Sell - Consign
Note: The available works listed within this website can be viewed in person at our gallery's physical location. We are also happy to provide ample documentation and additional photographs of any of Maria's pieces that we represent. All items purchased come with a formal certificate of authenticity from our gallery, free of charge. Prices and availability are subject to change. Non-priced items are available with price on request.