Water jar

Native American (Taos Pueblo)
2001
Artist Edna Romero (American, born in 1936)


Dimensions

31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); diameter lip 8 3/4 in.

Accession Number

2001.822

Medium or Technique

Micaceous clay

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Tall, thin-walled vessel with narrow base, swelled sides tapering to neck; sparkling surface of micaceous clay with flecks of mica, gold and reddish streaks.

Markings

Scratched on bottom: "Edna / Romero / Taos / Santa/ Clara"

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Bertram J. Malenka, August 2001, at Indian Market.

Credit Line

Gift of the Bardar Collection in honor of Ruth S. Malenka

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.