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jar
  • 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, mid 1900s–1943
  • Where object was made: San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17.5 x 24 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 7/8 x 9 7/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4414
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The glossy black jar's shoulder is decorated with two repetitions of matte black designs consisting of a spiral between a triangle design with three scallops along the lateral edge and three right triangles with a stepped border on one side and a design that resembles a leaf with five points on one side with a right triangle with a stepped edge in the space above the leaf.