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Melon jar

Burnished spheroid shaped vessel with surface fluting. Highly polished black surface.

Inscription

Incised in script on base: Helen Shupla/Santa Clara/Pueblo/10-27-84

Signed

On base: Helen Shupla / Santa Clara / Pueblo / 10-27-84

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1986, from Lynn Pollock gallery, Lexington, MA.

Credit Line

Alice M. Bartlett Fund

Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo ), 1984

Object Place

Santa Clara, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number

1986.259

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polished slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware