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Hopi Artist

Bowl, c. 1900
Earthenware and paint
x 8 7/8 in. ( x 22.5 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Hand-forming
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Jonathan Tibbet
Accession Number: P1474
Shallow bowl of polished tan and off-white clay. Interior is decorated with black and red geometric and curvilinear designs.

Yellow clay, and black and red paint

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 67, fig. 207.
Great similarity with bowls by Nampeyo, c. 1895-1910. See 'American Indian Art,' vol. 1 no. 3 (May 1976), p. 28-30.

Related Objects
Similar to P1470 and other work by Nampeyo.

The mottled appearance of the unslipped clay in this bowl--in tones ranging from a cream color to yellow and orange--is produced by varying the amount of heat during firing.

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