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egg-shaped seed pot with rabbits
  • Emily Tafoya
    born 1959
    active: United States
  • egg-shaped seed pot with rabbits, 1990–2015
  • Where object was made: Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, volcanic ash, sgraffito, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5.5 x 4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 3/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Ellie LeCompte
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0205

Small, egg shaped pot made from red clay, with a small hole near the top. The exterior is burnished and the design scratched into the surface. Around the sides there are two rabbits, small triangles, and wavy stalk-like patterns. There are light green areas painted into some of the design elements.