This three-color Kewa polychrome storage jar features white slip with black and red painted decoration. This pristine jar opens with a small and flared black rim and neck decoration that consists of split leaves. The body band of decoration is a pattern of double triangles with their peaks facing inwards and two bold framing lines border the body band.
Kewa Pueblo, formerly known as Santo Domingo Pueblo, is an indigenous homeland located in north central New Mexico. Through the continuation of their traditional and private customs and culture, the Pueblo members carry on the passed-down traditions of their dances, ceremonies, and art production like jewelry and pottery.
Private Collection, New Jersey;
[Morning Star Gallery, Santa Fe, NM];
Jan T. and Marica Vilcek Collection, New York, NY, 2006-2019, (2006.07.01);