Description

    A ZUNI POLYCHROME JAR
    c. 1880
    painted in red and black over a white slip, with a series of five scalloped arches, each enclosing a heartline deer, encircling above the base, surmounted by small geometric motifs, alternating with stepped triangles on the shoulder, a ring of similar motifs on the neck, dark brown underbody

    Diameter: 10 inches


    Condition Report*:

    In overall poor condition.  One large break from the rim to the base and around two-thirds of the base.  Surface with heavy wear, some of it obliterating the painted design.  No apparent restoration.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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