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Maker: Maria Martinez, P’ohwhóge Owingeh (San Ildefonso Pueblo), 1887–1980

Pot

1920–1925

Earthenware

5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm) 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Mautz, J.D. 1940, in memory of Mrs. Frederick Guthery
1986.67.1
Culture: 
Native American, Tewa
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Geography: 
Made in San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Mrs. Mautz's mother, Mrs. Frederick Guthery, purchased this pot and candlesticks (1986.87.2) about 1930 in Taos, New Mexico. Mrs. Guthery spent the winters in California, away from cold Ohio, and probably stopped in New Mexico in her travels across the country.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 90.

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