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blackware olla (vase)
  • 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
  • blackware olla (vase), 1934–1943
  • Where object was made: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 35.5 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 9 1/16 in
  • Gift from the Ward and Clyde Lockwood Collection
  • On view: Kress Gallery, 407, E2
  • 1972.0449
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Vase with a slightly expanded body and a cylindrical neck. Slight flare at rim. Glossy black. Two bands of matte black semicircles near rim. Band of matte black decoration on shoulder.Stepped triangle with two right triangles in upper facing left. Matte black teardrop shape with three narrow glossy black triangles and a semicircle. The rounded end has a matte black grid. Design repeats four times.