Bowl (Tetsa) Decorated with Animal and Human Figures
Arts of the Americas
Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund
Buff colored pottery bowl with dark red slip figures painted on exterior and interior. Rim is also painted with red slip. Figure painted on the exterior is a large red deer. On the opposite exterior side of the bowl is a small abstract design that may be the artist's signature. Figures representing a man with a headdress (bottom of the bowl), a man with a hat on horseback, and 3 deer (facing right) are painted on the interior in red slip.
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Navajo. Bowl (Tetsa) Decorated with Animal and Human Figures, 1800-1903. Clay, slip, 3 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (10.0 x 21.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Museum Collection Fund, 03.325.3799. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.325.3799.jpg)
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