Juan Quezada Celado Certified Red, White and Black Vase #5
Juan Quezada Celado. Certified Red, White and Black Vase #5 with Orange Background. Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico. Weight: 2.6 lbs., height: 11 in., width: 8 in. Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico.
Juan Quezada Celado, was born on May 6th, 1940. He is a Mexican potter known for the re-interpretation of Casas Grandes pottery known as Mata Ortiz pottery. Quezada discovered and studied pre-Hispanic pottery of the Mimbres and Casas Grandes cultures. Quezada has been the recipient of the National Arts and Sciences Award, one of the most prestigious accolades in Mexico.