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jar with Avanyu design
  • Maria Martinez, artist
    1887–1980
    born: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
    Julian Martinez, painter
    1897–1943
    born: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • jar with Avanyu design, circa 1940
  • Where object was made: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14.6 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 3/4 x 8 7/8 in
  • Gift of William C. Salome III
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0138
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Globular jar with a wide neck. Glossy black with a matte black band on shoulder. Glossy black serpent design, identified as Avanyu, with stylized clouds.