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Seed jar

Polychrome pot with rainbird motif. The vessel is oval shaped with a fist sized opening in the top.

Inscription

Signed in paint on base: POIVEE/STELLA HUMA

Signed

On base in paint: POIVEE / STELLA HUMA

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, August 23, 1985, from the artist.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by a Friend of the Department of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture

Native American (Hopi Pueblo), 1985

Object Place

Hopi, Hano Village, Arizona, First Mesa, United States

Accession Number

1985.450

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware