Description

    Acoma Polychrome Pottery Jar
    Circa 1890
    Height 11 1/2 in. Width 12 1/2 in.

    This olla is characterized by its graceful flaring walls and tapering neck. It is painted with a series of geometric forms outlined in black, black on white designs within, all floating against a red ground, and with an unusual scalloped red underbody. A note in pencil written on the side of the jar: "Pot of Pueblo Indian, Sept. 16, 1911, Alaska, New Mex."

    Provenance
    Christie's, Sale 1142, Lot 92, January 13, 2003.



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    September, 2006
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