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Olla (water jar)

Native American (Hopi)
about 1984
Eunice Fawn Navasie (Native American, 1924–1992)


Object Place: Hopi, Arizona, United States, Keam's Canyon, Second Mesa

Dimensions

17.46 x 21.27 cm (6 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.539

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Unglazed, cream-colored interior; predominately cream-colored glazed exterior with one repeating abstract Rainbird (Thunderbird) design in pale red and dark brown; flat base.

Signed

In slip paint on bottom: FAWN [inside a line drawing of a running fawn]

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1984, from the artist.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by a friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture