Olla (water jar)
Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo )
Attributed to SaraFina Gutierrez Tafoya (Ka-saweh or Autumn Leaf) (Native American, about 1863–1949)
Object Place: Santa Clara, New Mexico, United States
25.4 x 29.84 cm (10 x 11 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with polished slip
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Curved sides, domed bottom, spool shaped neck, flaring scallped rim. Burnished black outside, three incuse bear claw designs on neck. Bear claw motif.
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)
Gift of Laura F. Andreson
Reproduced with permission.