Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCHP230

Category: Pot

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Zuni Pueblo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Clay and pigments

Description: Note the deer painted with a dramatic heart line, which serves to illustrate the power of life entering the animal's vital organs and connecting the animal to the natural world surrounding it. The rim damage was probably caused by a ladle handle.

Dimensions: Height 9 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 224

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