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Pot

Handbuilt spherical pot with circular opening (10" x 8 3/4"). Lip ornamented with four beads, wrapped with hair, tied with sticks, buff bisqued body. On one side areas of blue-gray, purple, pink, and orange. On opposite side, single large spot of same colors with orange halation. Sawdust fired...

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Signed

Signed on bottom: scratched "Chris S"

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1983, from the artist.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry L. Mason

American, 1982

Object Place

Chimayo, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number

1983.234a-b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware, with camel hair, antique African clam shell beads, river willow sticks.

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware