Chris Spanovich (born in 1948)
Object Place: Chimayo, New Mexico, United States
Medium or Technique
Earthenware, with camel hair, antique African clam shell beads, river willow sticks.
Not On View
Handbuilt spherical pot with circular opening (10” x 8 3/4”). Lip ornamented with four beads, wrapped with hair, tied with sticks, buff bisqued body. On one side areas of blue-gray, purple, pink, and orange. On opposite side, single large spot of same colors with orange halation. Sawdust fired with other organic materials. Ring-shaped base with eight radiating sticks.
Signed on bottom: scratched "Chris S"
Purchased by MFA, 1983, from the artist.
Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Mason