DescriptionTWO ACOMA POLYCHROME JARS
c. 1890 and 1930
the first, with a pair of lug handles on either side of the tall neck, painted in black over a chalky white slip, decorated with a repeating pattern of solid and hatched geometric motifs, orange underbody; the second, painted in orange and black over a white slip, with a frieze of stylized avian motifs about the body, beneath a pie crust rim, signed on the base, Acoma, N. M.
Diameters: the first, 6 ½ inches; the second, 4 ½ inches
The first, in overall good condition. One repaired crack with adjacent loss to the rim and overpainting. Surface with usual wear, including dings, abrasions and one area, approx. 3 1/2 x 4 inches, of discoloration. Moderate soiling. The second, in overall good condition. No major breaks, cracks, or chips. Surface with moderate wear to white areas. Minor dings and scratches apparent. No apparent restoration.
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