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small jar
  • Lucy M. Lewis
    circa 1898–1992, active circa 1920–1990
    born: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; died: Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • small jar, early 1900s–1976
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7 x 7.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/4 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift of Davida and Barbara Olinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4547
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The small globular body has a frilled neck. The body has a design block that repeats three times. The facing upper left corner is a black triangle with three pointed ovals. The band of three black and white triangles across the middle of the block is partnered with a band of black triangles. There is a black heart shape with white lines across the top on a white field in the lower facing right corner.
The neck is a series of coils looped in a basket-like pattern The jar is red-tipped.