Bowl

Native American (Prehistoric)
Pueblo IV
about 1375–1450


Object Place: Arizona (Central to East Central), United States, Mogollon Rim

Dimensions

12.06 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.233

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Roosevelt Red ware (Salado ware), Tonto Polychrome style. The bowl is globular in shape. Interior design is black and composed of spirals, triangles and stepped shapes. The exterior is Indian red with black triangle shapes around the rim, inside of which are white rectangles with mirrored rakes.

Provenance

Private collection, Los Angeles, California; with Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by 1989; purchased by MFA, 1989, from Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. Lynch, Anne and Joseph P. Pellegrino, an anonymous donor, and Frank B. Bemis Fund