This three-color Kewa polychrome storage jar features white slip with black and red painted decoration. The surface decoration of this globular vessel consists of a variety of traditional designs of the village, which include triangular shapes and other geometric motifs. Other unique characteristics include the center dotted band and protruding shoulders.
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.
[Canfield Gallery, Santa Fe, NM];
Private Collection, California;
[The Owings Gallery, Santa Fe, NM];
Jan T. and Marica Vilcek Collection, New York, NY, 2011-2019, (2011.10.02);