Olla (water jar)

Native American (Santo Domingo Pueblo)
about 1993
Robert Tenorio (Santo Domingo Pueblo, born in 1950)


Object Place: Santo Domingo, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 24.1cm (9 1/2 in.) Diam.(Overall): 24.1cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.672

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Geometric painting in three bands. Neck band has black “U” shapes falling off a white rim bank on red ground. Body band has black hexogon shapes interspaced with small black house shapes. Lower band has red- rimmed, black scallops on a white ground. Inside neck repeats black scallops on white band.

Signed

On lower vessel body: [seven stars in curved line] / Robert Tenorio

Markings

On base: Santo / Domingo / Pueblo

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from the artist in 1993.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Morley

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.