Olla (water jar)

Native American (San Ildefonso Pueblo)
1992
Dora Tse-Pé (Native American, born in 1939)


Object Place: San Ildefonso, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.) Diam. (Overall): 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1992.522

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polished slip and turquoise

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Black polished pot with sculptural serpent around shoulder and rim. Serpent eye of inlaid turquoise; upper rim is sienna.

Signed

On base: Dora / of / San Ildefonso / 1992

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1992, from The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Lois and Stephen Kunian, Mary-Louise Meyer in memory of Norman Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Dumaine , and Mrs. Lillian Bombaci

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.