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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

13.97 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1982.590

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware