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Effigy pot

Brown-ochre clay with smoke clouds at rim. Spherical body with castellated square lip. Incised geometric pattern on neck with faces at each of four castellations. Vessel sits on wreath of twisted twigs.


On bottom in script: PB Jones/'93


Purchased by MFA, 1993, from the artist through the Shoestring Gallery, Rochester, NY.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fraser Family Foundation

Native American (Onondaga Iroquois), 1993

  • Peter B. Jones, Native American (Iroquois culture, Onondaga), born in 1947
Object Place

Cattaraugus Reservation (Seneca Nation), New York, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Earthenware, grapevine




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware