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Olla (water jar)

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Curved sides, domed bottom, spool shaped neck, flaring scallped rim. Burnished black outside, three incuse bear claw designs on neck. Bear claw motif.

Provenance

To MFA, 1984, gift of Laura F. Andreson (b. 1902).

Credit Line

Gift of Laura F. Andreson

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Native American (Santa Clara Pueblo ), about 1890

Object Place

Santa Clara, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

25.4 x 29.84 cm (10 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.632

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polished slip

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware