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Tall, thin-walled vessel with narrow base, swelled sides tapering to neck; sparkling surface of micaceous clay with flecks of mica, gold and reddish streaks.

Marks

Scratched on bottom: "Edna / Romero / Taos / Santa/ Clara"

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Bertram J. Malenka, August 2001, at Indian Market.

Credit Line

Gift of the Bardar Collection in honor of Ruth S. Malenka

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Native American (Taos Pueblo), 2001

Object Place for Label

Taos, New Mexico

Dimensions

31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); diameter lip 8 3/4 in.

Accession Number

2001.822

Medium or Technique

Micaceous clay

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware