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Olla (water jar)

Native American (San Juan Pueblo)
1991
Myrtle Cata (Native American, born in 1953)


Object Place: San Juan, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.) Diam. (Overall): 29.8cm (11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1991.472

Medium or Technique

Micaceous earthenware with polished slip

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Water jar (Olla) form with wide mouth, short neck rounded shoulder tightly dropping with strong diagonal to base. Black smudged exposing some red-brown slip with polished micaceous surface.

Signed

On bottom in script: M. Cata / San Juan / Pueblo

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1991, from Andrews Pueblo Pottery and Art Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by The Seminarians in honor of Jonathan L. Fairbanks