1989-03 Zuni Corn Meal Bowl

Object ID:
1989-03

Artist:
Josephine Nahohai

Culture:
Zuni

Dimensions:
2.375" h X 5.375" w

Tadpole design on interior, Zuni step design on exterior, four-stepped rim. See notes on a talk by Dr. Suzanne Kenagy at a Recursos seminar (1990) for discussion of such Zuni corn-meal bowls. For another Zuni prayer bowl, see 2003-06; for a somewhat similar Hopi bowl, see 2000-01. For an article, picture, and family tree of the potter, see Southwestern Association on Indian Affairs (1991:42).

Purchase History:
This pot cracked in firing and was sold for half-price.