Olla (water jar)

Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo )
about 1890
Attributed to SaraFina Gutierrez Tafoya (Ka-saweh or Autumn Leaf) (Native American, about 1863–1949)


Object Place: Santa Clara, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

25.4 x 29.84 cm (10 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.632

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polished slip

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Curved sides, domed bottom, spool shaped neck, flaring scallped rim. Burnished black outside, three incuse bear claw designs on neck. Bear claw motif.

Provenance

To MFA, 1984, gift of Laura F. Andreson (b. 1902).

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.