Dish in the form of a bird

Native American (San Ildefonso Pueblo)
about 1930


Object Place: San Ildefonso, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

4.44 x 11.43 x 16.19 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.620

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Shallow dish in stylized bird form with incised indications of feathers on wings and tail. Burnished black slip.

Provenance

Between about 1930 and 1932, acquired by Laura Andreson (b. 1902 - d. 1999), Los Angeles; 1984, gift of Laura Andreson to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 21, 1984)

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson