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Jar

Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo )
about 1950
Legoria (Native American, working about 1950)


Object Place: Santa Clara, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2cm (4in.); diameter: 13 cm (5 1/8in.)

Accession Number

1993.733

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polished slip paint

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Earthenware

Avanyu (sea serpent) decoration carved into shoulder of bowl. Vessel accompanied by woven, wreath-like base. This piece was reduction fired and burnished.

Signed

On base in script: Legoria / Sta Clara Pueblo

Provenance

Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers