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Pottery Figure

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Cochiti artist, Pottery Figure, ca. 1910, paint on clay, The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection, no known copyright restrictions, 91.95.52

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Title

Pottery Figure

Artist

Cochiti artist (Cochiti)

Date

ca. 1910

Medium

paint on clay

Dimensions (H x W x D)

18 in x 9 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

Southwest

Sculpture

Ceramics

Object Type

figure

Cultural Group

Pueblo

Tribe/Nation

Cochiti

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection

Accession Number

91.95.52

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

ceramics

clay

Cochiti

Pueblo

sculpture

The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection

Location

Belluschi Building

Hoffman Wing

2nd Floor

James and Betty McFarland Gallery

Description

Standing pottery figures are unique to the Cochiti. These figures, called monos, were made from approximately 1890 to 1915, although this tradition has recently been revived. The majority of these figures represent non-Native American people satirically and reflect the wry observations of Pueblo people about non-Native American culture. This example typifies Cochiti figures, with loosely painted designs and an expression of laughter.

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