Olla (water jar)

Native American (Zuni Pueblo)
1933


Object Place: Zuni, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1982.590

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Round, bulbous form, curves in about shoulder to straight rim. Brown and red over white in two fields. Horizontal lozenges with conforming surrounds, and triangles with scrolls in top field above shoulder. Lower field below shoulder, profile of deer in semi-circular surround. Rosettes with scalloped edges in lower fields. Gray interior.

Provenance

Purchased in Colorado Springs, Colorado while travelling in 1933 by Margaret (Thomas Moore) Mourot; to MFA, 1982, gift of Margaret M. Mourot.

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret M. Mourot