Large Native American Three Colour Olla (water jar)

Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, USA, c. 1930

hand coiled earthenware, ovoid vessel with thin walls, indented bottom to carry on head, divided into three main sections with six triangles divisions separated by vertical white strip of black triangles for a rectangular migration or peace design in black, the jar is further decorated with stylised designs of mounatins, rain, and lighting, possibly representing day and night

height 26 cm
Design applied with traditional Acoma vegetal pigment constructing yucca brushes fired in outside.
  • EStimate $4,500 - $5,500
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