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Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo )
Helen Shupla (Native American, 1916–1985)
Object Place: Santa Clara, New Mexico, United States
20.32 cm (8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with polished slip paint
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Burnished spheroid shaped vessel with surface fluting. Highly polished black surface.
Incised in script on base: Helen Shupla/Santa Clara/Pueblo/10-27-84
On base: Helen Shupla / Santa Clara / Pueblo / 10-27-84
Purchased by MFA, 1986, from Lynn Pollock gallery, Lexington, MA.
Alice M. Bartlett Fund