ACOMA BROWN ON WHITE JAR circa 1920
We've never seen anything like this. The shape alone makes it unusual, but the design puts it in its own singular category. We've often seen those thousand-year-old Tularosa swirls on Acoma jars over the years, but never used like this, and we've never seen an underbody decorated like this. It's tempting to say "Mary Histia" simply because it's so creative. We keep repeating our "old and unusual" mantra, but this can serve as a poster child for the concept. The date is a guess. We feel if it were much later, the potter would have cared more about the whiteness of her slip. This is a treasure.
7-1/2" diameter x 3-1/2" high
Condition very good, just shy of excellent for its age
The Tularosa Swirl over the centuries, always with concentric hatched and solid spirals.