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Mata Ortiz Effigy Bowl with stand

Mata Ortiz Effigy Bowl with stand

Artist: Mata Ortiz

Department: History
Date: 1970's
Medium: Natural clay, paint and natural fiber ring for stand.
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (12.7 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm)
Classification: Ceramics
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Rita Anderson and David Starr, daughter and son of Eleanor B. Sewell
Object number: PC2006.28.51
DescriptionCasas Grandes Revival polychrome figural jar. Stand looks like braided reeds and cornhusks. Effigy pot may be a bird likeness with beak and eyes on one side, wings on two sides and a tail in the back with geometric designs in blue and red with fineline black between.
Not on view