Requires Photography

Pot

American
1982
Chris Spanovich (born in 1948)


Object Place: Chimayo, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number

1983.234a-b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware, with camel hair, antique African clam shell beads, river willow sticks.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Handbuilt spherical pot with circular opening (10” x 8 3/4”). Lip ornamented with four beads, wrapped with hair, tied with sticks, buff bisqued body. On one side areas of blue-gray, purple, pink, and orange. On opposite side, single large spot of same colors with orange halation. Sawdust fired with other organic materials. Ring-shaped base with eight radiating sticks.

Signed

Signed on bottom: scratched "Chris S"

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1983, from the artist.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Mason