Cup

Native American (Prehistoric)
Prehistoric
1175–1300


Object Place: Arizona (East-Central), United States, White Mountain Mogollon Rim

Dimensions

5.4 x 9.52 cm (2 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.10

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

On View

Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Cibola White ware, Tularosa Black-on-white style. Circular band with curved sides, rounded bottom, small horizontal handle near rim. Decorated in reddish black over a white glaze; on the inside with an off-center tondo of zig-zag with two conforming surrounds, a plain band and a hatched zig-zag; on the outside with a band with several reserve diagonal panels with dots.

Provenance

Descended in the family of Muriel (Mrs. William White) Howells (b. 1910 - d. 2002), Kittery, ME. 1985, sold by Hurst and Hurst (gallery), Cambridge, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 16, 1985)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mrs. William White Howells