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Hopi Artist

Bowl, c. 1900
Earthenware and paint
x 10 1/4 in. ( x 26 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Hand-forming
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Levi Chubbuck
Accession Number: P1470
Shallow bowl with a brown ring around the inner edge. Decorated with two segments of triangles on the exterior and an abstract brown design on the interior. Marked "Nam Pei. "

Yellow clay and black-brown paint

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 67 (illustrated/bw) fig. 204.
Great similarity with bowls by Nampeyo, c. 1895-1910. See American Indian Art, vol. 1 no. 3 (May 1976), p. 28-30.

The potter Nampeyo used Sikyatki motifs (fig. 32) to create her own unique style of painting.

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