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The shallow round bowl has four stepped triangular shapes rising diagonally from the rim. Each triangular shape holds a frog in birthing position, inside and out. Brown slip on buff ground decorates the surface of the bowl. The handle joins two opposing triangular shapes from the top and is...

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P 9209


Gift of General Charles Loring (1828-1902), 1893, Curator and Director of MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring

Native American (Zuni Pueblo), from 1880–92

Object Place

Zuni, New Mexico, United States


Overall: 10.2 x 24.5 cm (4 x 9 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white, brown, and red slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware