Cup

Native American (Prehistoric)
Prehistoric
1175–1300


Object Place: Arizona (East-Central), United States, White Mountain Mogollon Rim

Dimensions

5.4 x 9.52 cm (2 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.10

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Cibola White ware, Tularosa Black-on-white style. Circular band with curved sides, rounded bottom, small horizontal handle near rim. Decorated in reddish black over a white glaze; on the inside with an off-center tondo of zig-zag with two conforming surrounds, a plain band and a hatched zig-zag; on the outside with a band with several reserve diagonal panels with dots.

Provenance

Descended in the family of Mrs. William White Howells (d. 3/28/2000); purchased by MFA, 1985, from Hurst and Hurst, Cambridge, MA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. William White Howells