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seed pot with Kokopelli figure
  • Gloria Garcia
    born 1942, active 1974–present
    born: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • seed pot with Kokopelli figure, late 1900s–1989
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, paint, sgraffito, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 3 3/8 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4127

The small round pot has a wide decorated band at the top where the space around the designs are carved away. One side shows a hunched human figure playing a flute, identified as Kokopelli, and four birds. The other side shows cornstalks with diagonal lines of small triangles with light blue dots. The recessed area is light brown and the remainder of the pot is glossy red.