Burnished Black Jar with Avanyu / Water Serpent Design

Crescencia Tafoya, Santa Clara Pueblo / American,1918 - 1999, Santa Clara Pueblo (Kha P'o), Southwest

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collected 1956

Terracotta and white slip

Overall: 4 1/16 × 2 3/4 in. (10.3 × 7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

56.52.13673

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Pottery

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view

Inscription

Signed on bottom: "Cresencia, Santa Clara Pueblo"

Provenance

Purchased from Arthur Rogers, The Wooden Indian, Embudo, New Mexico by Robert Chaffee for the Dartmouth College Museum, 1956.

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