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Olla (water jar)

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Black polished pot with sculptural serpent around shoulder and rim. Serpent eye of inlaid turquoise; upper rim is sienna.

Inscription

Signed

On base: Dora / of / San Ildefonso / 1992

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1992, from The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Lois and Stephen Kunian, Mary-Louise Meyer in memory of Norman Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Dumaine , and Mrs. Lillian Bombaci

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Native American (San Idelfonso Pueblo), 1992

Object Place

San Ildefonso, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.) Diam. (Overall): 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1992.522

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with polished slip and turquoise

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware