Ancestral Puebloan Artist
Jar: Duck Effigy, c. 1150-1300
Earthenware and paint
2 9/16 in. x 5 1/8 in. (6.51 cm x 13.02 cm)
clay, slip and paint
In the Kayenta area of northern Arizona and Southern Utah, vessels were often painted in a unique negative style. In negative painting, the lighter color (in this case the white slip) carries the design, while the background is formed by darker painting. Many of these vessels have net-like motifs incorporated into the main portion of the design, imparting a rich textural appearance to the surface.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 59, fig. 152.
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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: 59, Figure Number: 152
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