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Dish in the form of a bird

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Shallow dish in stylized bird form with incised indications of feathers on wings and tail. Burnished black slip.

Provenance

To MFA, 1984, gift of Laura F. Andreson (b. 1902).

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson

Native American (San Idelfonso Pueblo), about 1930

Object Place

San Ildefonso, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

4.44 x 11.43 x 16.19 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1984.620

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware