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Object description

  • Santa Clara Pueblo artist
  • Bowl, mid-late 19th century
  • Clay, pigment
  • Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • H: 2 1/4 in, dia.: 4 3/8 in (H: 5.7 cm, dia.: 11.1 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E6715


Interior of bowl, inscribed in white: "39631 Sa. Clara N. M. Powell Exp. '79"


This is a black pottery bowl with a concave pedestal base. The body of the bowl is round with a slightly flaring rim. The interior and the upper portion of the exterior is highly glazed.