Description

    Zuni Polychrome Pottery Jar
    Circa 1885
    Height 9 1/4 in. Width 12 1/4 in.

    This three-color jar of classic olla form has a strong shoulder, a pronounced flare at the rim, and a noticeable puki line. The body is painted with a repeating pattern of hatched and solid triangular shaped forms in black, bisected by a band of ovals, two feather elements in red and black inside each. Solid and hatched feather forms fill the area between the shoulder and the neck.

    Provenance
    Christie's, Sale 1142, Lot 104, January 13, 2003.





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    September, 2006
    29th Friday
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