Bowl

Native American (Maricopa)
1920s


Place of Creation: possibly New Mexico, Southwest, United States

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: OH 3 3/8" Diameter at widest point: approximately 4 5/8"

Accession Number

1971.506

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware

Deep, spherical bowl, curving in slightly at top; dull red glaze (burnishing?) painted with an abstract design of curving lines and fringed triangles around the exterior rim of the bowl.

Provenance

To MFA, 1971, gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology