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Bowl

Reduction fired, burnished earthenware. Low black burnished bowl with stylized rope handles. Loss of burnished section appears inside of bowl.

Signed

Incised faintly on base: Mary Tafoya / Santa Clara

Marks

Paper label on base: From the Pueblo of Santa Clara.

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

Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo ), about 1950

Object Place

Santa Clara, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number

1993.734

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polished slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware