Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Severa Tafoya
    1890–1973, active 1915–1973
    active: United States
  • jar, early 1900s–1973
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, carving, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18.5 x 16 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/4 x 6 1/4 in
  • Gift of Margaret L. Hoopes
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4269

The glossy black jar has a globular body and cyindrical neck. There is a band of stylized feathers carved on the shoulder and bottom of the neck.