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Storage jar

Orange bottom and brown, gold white and orange slip decoration. Animal motif with antelope, deer, and road runners abstracted from nature.

Inscription

Signed in script on base: Helen Gachupin/Zia

Signed

On bottom in slip paint: Helen Gachupin / Zia

Provenance

Purchased by MFA, 1985, from the artist.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Miriam Stoneman

Native American (Zia Pueblo), 1985

Object Place

Zia, New Mexico, United States

Accession Number

1985.819

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware