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Olla (water jar)

Native American (Hopi)
about 1984
Eunice Fawn Navasie (Native American, 1924–1992)

Object Place: Hopi, Arizona, United States, Keam's Canyon, Second Mesa


17.46 x 21.27 cm (6 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art



Unglazed, cream-colored interior; predominately cream-colored glazed exterior with one repeating abstract Rainbird (Thunderbird) design in pale red and dark brown; flat base.


In slip paint on bottom: FAWN [inside a line drawing of a running fawn]


August 1984, sold by the artist to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 1984)

Credit Line

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