Avian effigy

Native American (Anasazi)
1000–1200


Object Place: New Mexico, United States, Puerco River Valley south to Reserve

Dimensions

9.8 x 12.1 x 17.5 cm (3 7/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.667

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Cibola white ware; Puerco or Reserve Black-on-white style. Duck-shaped vessel with trapezoidal opening on back. Checkerboard motif on breast, side wings, and top of tail. Protuberances on front sides and middle. Solid triangles boarder checkerboards and front opening.

Provenance

1993, sold by Andrews Pueblo Pottery, Albuquerque, NM, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 17, 1993)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by The Seminarians