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Jar

Native American (Hopi Pueblo)
about 1941
Artist Frog Woman (Paqua Naha) (Native American (Hopi), 1890–1955)


Object Place: Hopi, Hano village, Arizona, United States, Keams Canyon, First Mesa

Dimensions

26.03 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.248

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Orange colored pot with black lip and geometric designs divided into three horizontal sections. Some sponge painted areas. Marked in slip on base with simple outline of frog with daubed head, body, and legs each with three toes.

Markings

Hallmark in slip on base: [Outline of frog with daubed head, body, and legs each with three toes]

Provenance

With the Hubbell Trading Post in Winslow, Arizona, by 1943; purchased by Thelma Towle c. 1945; to MFA, April 1987, gift of Mrs. Towle.

Credit Line

Gift of Thelma Bonney Hall Towle