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American Decorative Arts
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Maker: Maria Martinez, P’ohwhóge Owingeh (San Ildefonso Pueblo), 1887–1980
Maker, possibly by: Julian Martinez, American, 1879–1943

Pair of Candlesticks

1918–1923

Earthenware

3 3/4 × 4 in. (9.53 × 10.16 cm) 4 1/8 × 4 in. (10.48 × 10.16 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Mautz, J.D. 1940, in memory of Mrs. Frederick Guthery
1986.67.2.1-2
Geography: 
Made in San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Native American, Tewa
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Provenance: 

Mrs. Mautz's mother, Mrs. Frederick Guthery, purchased these candlesticks and the pot (1986.87.1) 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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