Storage jar

Native American (Taos Pueblo)
1996
Joel McHorse (Native American, born in 1969)


Object Place: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 43.2 cm (17in.) Diam. (Overall): 48.9 cm (19 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.176

Medium or Technique

Micaceous earthenware with micaceous slip

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

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.

Signed

Incised on base: J. C. Mc Horse

Provenance

Purchased from the artist by Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery; purchased by MFA, 1997, from Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by John S. Montgomery

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.