Zuni Olla with 12 Heart-Line Deer and Rosettes, c. 1890


This is a wonderful Zuni water jar with typical, traditional and nicely painted design elements. The deer are arrayed in two fields of six around the two rosettes, twelve deer in all! This is a large water jar at 10″ tall by 13″ wide. There is an evident puki flexure in the brown/black vase, supporting a 19th century date. The jar is beautifully made, standing straight with no lean. Classic Zuni with big presence.

Size 10″ tall by 13″ diameter
Condition very good with some minor rim chips


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