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micaceous jar
  • Lonnie Vigil
    born 1949
    born: Nambé Pueblo, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • micaceous jar, 1995
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • micaceous clay
  • Object Height/Diameter: 22 x 32.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 11/16 x 12 13/16 in
  • Gift of Hugh J. Zimmer
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0134

Large jar made from orange clay that has extensive flecks of mica worked into the clay. The bottom of the jar is rounded and then flares out widely to the shoulder, which has a distinct edge. From the shoulder, the jar extends up into a conical neck and there is an asymmetrical opening at the top.