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Bean Pot?, n.d.
x 6 11/16 in. ( x 17 cm)
Picuris cooking vessels characteristically lack slip and paint. THeir embellishment is provided by the natural mica present in the clay, and by the patterning resulting form fire clouds. Recently, road contruction has destroyed the clay beds, and since their popularity with collectors has lessened, pottery making has declined at Picuris.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1976
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 38 (illustrated/bw) fig. 83.
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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: 38, Figure Number: 83
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