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U001.11.392
Artist / Maker : Medina, Sofia
Title : Untitled (Ceramic Zia Bowl)
Date (Execution) : c. 1979-1985
Geographical Origin : Zia Pueblo, Sandoval, New Mexico, United States
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Unknown ceramic; pigment
Support / Technique : Thrown; coiled; sculpted; burnished; painted; fired
Object Type : bowls (vessels)
Visual Description : Ceramic bowl with abstract designs painted on the exterior. The designs are arranged in a pattern formation and consist primarily of curved lines and hard-edged shapes. They cover just over half of the height of the bowl's exterior surface from the rim downward. The colours of the bowl are orange, brown and off-white, with orange being the natural colour of the ceramic. The texture is smooth and somewhat glossy, suggesting that the bowl was hand-burnished with a smooth object before firing.
Accession # : U001.11.392
Width (cm) : 34.00
Height (cm) : 14.00
Depth (cm) : 34.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :