Native American (Anasazi)
Prehistoric, Pueblo IV
Object Place: Arizona, United States, Four mile region
Overall: 12.7cm (5 in.); diameter: 25.4 cm (10 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with white, sienna, and black slip paint
Not On View
Wide bowl with round sides. The interior shows a large black spiral with a stepped appendage, triangle and hard-edged feather shape. A white line outlines the shape which is on a sienna ground. A series of sienna lines and notched diagonals appear through the black color. The exterior is banded by a white linear stepped meander with an upper and lower black band on a sienna ground.
With Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA, by 1989; purchased by MFA, 1989, from Hurst Gallery.
Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. Lynch, Anne and Joseph P. Pellegrino, Anonymous gift, and Frank B. Bemis Fund