Acoma Pueblo Polychrome Jar, Southwest Native American Art

Acoma Pueblo Polychrome Jar

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Circa 1930-1940.

This Acoma Pueblo polychrome jar of classic form is painted in black over a cream slip with a small concave orange-slipped base. The design consists of three diamond-shaped medallions separated by three confronting triangles, all enclosing hatched, foliate, and avian geometric patterns.

Height: approx. 9.4 in. (23.9 cm.) Diameter: approx. 11 in. (27.9 cm.)

Condition: Aside from very minor wear on the base, this pot is in nearly perfect condition.

Provenance: Created at Acoma Pueblo during the 1930s, and acquired from the Bishop Gallery in Los Angeles, CA during the 1960s for a private California collection.