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Large bulbous jar with short, wide neck and rounded base. Paint is black on cream with a strong negative/positive character from rim to lower base area, which is earth red. A double line encircles the neck above a band of scalloped figures. A zigzag band about 2 " wide separates the wide band...

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Provenance

Alexander Anthony purchased this jar in October 1987 from Dick and Kitty Renwick who resided near Cochiti Lake north of Albuquerque. The couple purchased the object on January 21, 1987 from one of their friends in Santo Domingo; purchased by MFA, October 1997, from the Adobe Gallery (owned by Alexander Anthony).

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Independence Investment Associates, Inc.

Native American (Cochiti or Santo Domingo), 1860–70s

Object Place

Cochiti or Santo Domingo, New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 45.7 cm (18 in.) Diam. (Overall): 52.7 cm (20 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.175

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware