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Olla (water jar)

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Round, bulbous form, curves in about shoulder to straight rim. Brown and red over white in two fields. Horizontal lozenges with conforming surrounds, and triangles with scrolls in top field above shoulder. Lower field below shoulder, profile of deer in semi-circular surround. Rosettes with...

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Purchased in Colorado Springs, Colorado while travelling in 1933 by Margaret (Thomas Moore) Mourot; to MFA, 1982, gift of Margaret M. Mourot.

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret M. Mourot

Native American (Zuni Pueblo), 1933

Object Place

Zuni, New Mexico, United States


13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware