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Salado Artist



Jug, c. 1100-1200
Earthenware and paint
x 3 3/8 in. ( x 8.5 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Arizona
Technique: Hand-forming
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Accession Number: P2542
Ellipsoidal jug with a cylindrical neck and a loop handle attached to the neck and body. Snowflake black and Tularosa black on white ware, White Mountain series. Black and white fret band on neck. Black and white curvilinear band on the main body.

Materials
clay, slip and paint

Commentary
Very fine back-on-white pottery was produced in the Puerco River area of northwestern New Mexico and adjacent Arizona. Many of the designs feature an interplay of angular and curvilinear (usually interlocking scrolls) elements, and the balancing of solid and hatched areas. The design often includes a sharp differentiattion between neck and body banding. Animal forms appear both in stylized and semi-realistic effigy vessels and in sculptured addition to the necks of jars.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Bibliography
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 60, fig. 154.

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