San Ildefonso Bowl, Southwest Native American Indian Art

"San Ildefonso Pueblo Bowl"

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This San Ildefonso Pueblo polychrome bowl, with deeply concave base, is painted in orange, black, and red against a creamy tan slip, and a red-slipped band around the top of the rim as well as the lower portion. The decorations include: four birds, two floral rosettes, a black band of ten circular medallions each enclosing two scrolling painted circles. The rim is flaring. There are some firing clouds present in the lower portion.

Rare at circa 1890.

Height: 10.4 inches; Diameter 11.5 inches.............SOLD