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Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo )
Legoria (Native American, working about 1950)
Object Place: Santa Clara, New Mexico, United States
Overall: 10.2cm (4in.); diameter: 13 cm (5 1/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with polished slip paint
Not On View
Avanyu (sea serpent) decoration carved into shoulder of bowl. Vessel accompanied by woven, wreath-like base. This piece was reduction fired and burnished.
On base in script: Legoria / Sta Clara Pueblo
Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.
Gift of Margret Craver Withers