Native American (Taos Pueblo)
Joel McHorse (Native American, born in 1969)
Object Place: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
Overall: 43.2 cm (17in.) Diam. (Overall): 48.9 cm (19 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Micaceous earthenware with micaceous slip
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Large globular storage jar with gently sloping neck and wide mouth. Warm, orange-toned tan clay with flecks of mica throughout. Four and one half inches of coiling band the neck. Dark cloudy wisps surround the base below shoulder level suggestive of raku firing.
Incised on base: J. C. Mc Horse
Purchased from the artist by Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery; purchased by MFA, 1997, from Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery.
Museum purchase with funds donated by John S. Montgomery
Reproduced with permission.