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Olla (water jar)
Native American (Zuni Pueblo)
Jennie Laate (Native American, 1933–about 1993)
Object Place: Zuni, New Mexico, United States
Overall: 17.1cm (6 3/4 in.) Diam. (Overall): 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware withwhite, red, and black slip paint
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Water jar form with domed base. Two large circular rosette elements seperating two sections of the classic “Deer in His House” motif. The deer symbol incorporates water birds. Prayer feathers surround neck band.
On base: JENNIE LAATE/ZUNI, N.M.
Purchased by MFA, September 1990, from Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
Museum purchase with funds donated by Israel Goldman in honor of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf