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Miniature bowl with handle

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The small pot has a rounded body shape with two parts coming up from it -- one of them is semi-rounded and the other is stair shaped. It is made of two coils side-by-side. It has a composed handle. Brown scallops band the rim. There is a tadpole under the stepped shape and a butterfly on the top...

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

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Greely Loring

Native American (Zuni Pueblo), 1880–92

Object Place

Zuni, New Mexico, United States


8.89 x 6.35 x 10.79 cm (3 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware