Box and lid

Maria Martinez, American, San Ildefonso Pueblo (P'o-Woh-Ge-Owinge), 1887 - 1980
San Ildefonso Pueblo (P'o-Woh-Ge-Owinge)


about 1920s

Blackened terracotta

Overall: 4 5/8 × 4 15/16 in. (11.8 × 12.5 cm)

Overall: 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Elizabeth J. and Victor R. King, Class of 1931



Place Made: San Ildefonso Pueblo, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southwest

Not on view


Marks: Signed "Marie" on base. Paper label attached: "San Ildefonso ......Marie 3.00"

Exhibition History

Survival/Art/History: American Indian Collections from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 18, 2000-April 7, 2002.

Unbroken: Native American Ceramics, Sculpture, and Design, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 22, 2022-March 12, 2023.


Collected by a friend, in the southwest 1930's; given to Victor R. and Elizabeth J. King, Plainfield, New Jersey; given to present collection, 1985.

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