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Wide bowl with round sides. Rim with design of alternating white rectangles with black dots and black rectangles. Interior design has a broad spiral moving into a wide triangle-toothed shape which connects to a moon-shape inside of which is an arrow. Shapes are outlined in white. The exterior is...

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Provenance

Private collection, Los Angeles, California; with Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA, by 1989; purchased by MFA, 1989, from Hurst Gallery.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Peter S. Lynch, Anne and Joseph P. Pellegrino, an anonymous donor, and Frank B. Bemis Fund

Native American (Prehistoric), Prehistoric, about 1325–1400

Object Place

Arizona (E. Central) or New Mexico, Puerco River south to the Salt River, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.), diameter: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.238

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white, sienna, and black slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware