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Jar

Native American (Hopi)
1984
Alfonso Sakeva (Native American, born in 1952)


Object Place: Hopi, Arizona, United States, First Mesa

Dimensions

13.33 x 16.19 cm (5 1/4 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.534

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Earthenware

Globular shaped; unglazed, pale orange interior; exterior with abstract designs in brown/black and pale orange, using alternating design panels including running figure eights, sawtooth and stepped designs and other abstract images; flat base.

Signed

On bottom: Sakeva/'84

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, August 1984, from the artist.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by a friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture