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Object description

  • Southwestern artist
  • Bowl, before 1944
  • Earthenware, glaze, paint
  • Southwestern United States
  • H: 3 in, dia.: 6 7/8 in (H: 7.6 cm, dia.: 17.5 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1944
  • E24517

DESCRIPTION

This is a pottery bowl with a rounded base, which is painted a reddish brown and glazed. There is a black firing cloud on the base. Both the interior and the exterior is painted white with floral and native design in black bordered by double black lines. The round rim is painted black. There is one opening in the interior border which is a common symbol in native southwestern art.