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Olla (water jar)

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Classic water jar form. Painting divided into two fields with a narrow portion of red at base; fields are separated by two wide bands at shoulder which do not quite connect. The body painting holds two configurations with several stepped passages with hooked and feather shapes. These are...

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Provenance

Purchased from a private collector in Cottonwood, Arizona, by Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery of Santa Fe, New Mexico, by 1995; purchased by MFA, 1995, from Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by John S. Montgomery

Native American (Acoma Pueblo), 1930–50

Object Place

Acoma, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.) Diam.(Overall): 22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

1995.109

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware