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Hohokam Artist



Scoop, c. 700-900
Earthenware and paint
x 6 11/16 in. ( x 17 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Arizona
Technique: Hand-forming
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Accession Number: P2591
Oval shaped scoop with one pointed end. Red on Hohokam buff ware. Santa Cruz phase. Interior divided into four triangular segments. Within each segment is a zoomorphic figure, possibly a bird, and two crosses. Plain buff exterior. Water bird motifs.

Materials
buff clay, buff slip and red paint

Bibliography
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 62 (illustrated/bw) fig. 170.
"Haury, 1976, P.232, Fig 12.73."

Provenance
Site: 10 miles Southwest of Phoenix, Arizona.

Commentary
The Hohokam painted birds more often than any other creature. On the interior of this scoop, water bird motifs (probably cranes or herons) are combined with small geometric elements and nagative patterns producing a typically expressive Hohokam design.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

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