Jar

Native American (Tesuque Pueblo)
about 1875–1900


Object Place: Tesuque, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

15.24 x 19.68 cm (6 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.634

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Curved sides, domed bottom, flaring lip. Band of red at rim and foot. Decorated on body with double helix enclosing repeated snake motif in black and white. Paddling marks on body.

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