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Santa Cruz Red-on-buff style. Wide flared-rim bowl. The interior design is of small silhouettes of flying birds in a spiral pattern. The exterior has diagonal lines spaced widely around the rim.

Marks

E

Provenance

Private collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico; with Hurst Gallery, by 1989; purchased by MFA, 1989, from Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

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 (Hohokam), Prehistoric, Late Formative, A.D. 850–950

Object Place

Gila River Region, Sonora Desert, United States

Dimensions

9.52 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.235

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware