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Object Place: Santo Domingo, New Mexico, United States
Overall: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.) Diam.(Overall): 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with slip paint
Not On View
Red clay body slipped white with red slip on underbody, base, and inside rim. Crossed American flags, strutting geometrically painted bird with head plumes, and yucca plant painted around body. Rim encircled with three black bands with “spirit break” body -underbody division encircled with two black bands above which are sets of bird- tracks.
[Signed in pen on base:] SANtANA MelchOR / SANtO Domingo
From the Artist to Rick Dillingham; Dillingham collection until 1993; with Ray Dewey, Santa Fe, New Mexico; with Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, by 1994; purchased by MFA, 1994, from Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery.
Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously and by the Gallery Instructors Associates