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Wide bowl with round sides. The interior shows a large black spiral with a stepped appendage, triangle and hard-edged feather shape. A white line outlines the shape which is on a sienna ground. A series of sienna lines and notched diagonals appear through the black color. The exterior is banded...

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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, Anonymous gift, and Frank B. Bemis Fund

Native American (Anasazi), Prehistoric, Pueblo IV, 1325–1450

Object Place

Arizona, Four mile region, United States


Overall: 12.7cm (5 in.); diameter: 25.4 cm (10 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white, sienna, and black slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware