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Polychrome Pottery Bowl with Lug Handles

Santo Domingo

About The Polychrome Pottery Bowl with Lug Handles

Before 1930 we are told potters from Santo Domingo, Cochiti, Santa Ana and Zia left the bottoms of bowls and jars unslipped and smoothed to a dull red. This bowl has a dull red bottom.

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Description

Before 1930 we are told potters from Santo Domingo, Cochiti, Santa Ana and Zia left the bottoms of bowls and jars unslipped and smoothed to a dull red. This bowl has a dull red bottom.

About the Artist

The potters of Santo Domingo Pueblo in New Mexico are known for well-formed pottery decorated with dramatic stylized flora, often in combination with geometric designs.

Santo Domingo Pueblo also hosts jewelers with expertise in creating the finest heishi as well as shell overlay work. In the early years, some overlay work combined traditional turquoise, jet and shell with unorthodox modern materials such as poker chips and phonograph records.

Medium Polychrome hand-coiled pottery
Size 2 5/8" height X 4" diameter bowl with 2 lug handles
Date of creation Circa 1945
Date Circa 1930 or earlier
Condition Fair to good. One lug handle is chipped.
Provenance AnS-2
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