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Vessel

Spherical-shaped, polished black body. Neck moves from the round to square with castellated rim. Outside neck is matte-black with incised lines. The inside is the reverse; neck polished and body matte.

Signed

On bottom: TARBELL

Provenance

Given by an Onondaga Indian in the 1980s to Suzanne Greeley McLean, of Dewitt, New York; given to her daughter, Barbara McLean Ward, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1985; to MFA, 1993, gift of Barbara McLean Ward.

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara McLean Ward in memory of Suzanne Greeley McLean

Native American (Mohawk Iroquois), 1983–84

  • Tammy Tarbell, Native American (Iroquois culture, Mohawk), born in 1950
Object Place

Syracuse, New York, United States

Accession Number

1993.219

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware