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Object description

  • Santa Clara Pueblo artist
  • Figure, mid-late 19th century
  • Earthenware
  • Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • H: 3 1/4 in, W: 3 1/4 in, D: 2 in (H: 8.3 cm, W: 8.3 cm, D: 5.1 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E6718

INSCRIPTION

Inscribed, in white ink, "39842 S. Clara N.M. Powell '79".

DESCRIPTION

This is a figure of a bird made with dark clay. The bird sits on a cylindrical pole attached to a round pedestal at the base. The object is glazed.