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Silhouette is widest at shoulder, then slopes into and up to the neck opening, which is about 2/3 the diameter of the shoulder plane. The overall tone is a tan orange. The Zia bird on each half of the body is framed by a wide rainbow shape. The rainbows are joined by a parallelogram feather...

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Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1991, from Tony Garcia, Albuquerque, NM.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by The Seminarians and an anonymous donor in honor of Bertram J. Malenka

Native American (Zia Pueblo), about 1920

Object Place

Zia, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 31.8cm (12 1/2 in.) Diam. (Overall): 33 cm (13in.)

Accession Number

1993.665

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware