Bowl

Native American (probably Cochiti Pueblo)
about 1920


Object Place: Cochiti, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.) Diam. (Overall): 17.1cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1990.239

Medium or Technique

Earthenware white, red, and black slip

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Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Flared bowl of ochre clay with polychrome interior. Exterior banded with red slip. Interior design is on a white ground; black rim repeats itself twice with spirit break; four sets of cloud scallops, one set fuller than the others, on lowermost rim line and the center bears a prayer-feather motif in red and black. The rim is worn by scratches. The interior has a two-inch scratch and four smaller scratches.

Provenance

Gift of Margret Craver Withers in 1990.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers