Wedding jar

Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo )
about 1890
Attributed to SaraFina Gutierrez Tafoya (Ka-saweh or Autumn Leaf) (Native American, about 1863–1949)


Object Place: Santa Clara, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

31.75 cm (12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1971.567

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polished slip

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Double-spouted vessel with a flattened, bulbous body with impressed thumb prints around the center, forming a crimped effect; body branches into two, tall, flaring spouts connected by a handle; bottom portion of vessel below crimping is unglazed; top portion is glazed (or burnished) in deep red.

Provenance

To MFA, 1971, gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Emeritus F. H. Norton and the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.