Bowl, c. 1050-1200
Earthenware and paint
3 13/16 x 8 5/8 x 8 7/16 in. (9.68 x 21.91 x 21.43 cm)
clay, slip and paint
"Native American and European World Views," Pomona Today, Spring 1985, 5.
Kristin Bonkemeyer, "A Heritage of Treasures and Quandaries," Artweek, January 26, 1980, illustrated.
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 32-33 (illustrated/bw 32) fig. 51.
Photo to Mimbres Foundation Files, University of New Mexico, 7/12.
Aquatic creatures like the frog, the fish, and the turtle in this example, are frequent motifs in Mimbres art. It has been suggested hat these creatures relate to Southwestern mythological tradtions. In the creation myths of the Zuni, these creatures became the original Kachinas, or rainmakers.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1976
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
- Ways of Seeing/Exhibiting American Indian Art: The Pomona College Collection Montgomery Gallery , 1/19/1994 - 3/20/1994
This object has the following bibliographic references:
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 32-33, Figure Number: 51
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