Zia Polychrome Storage Jar

  • dates from about 1920
  • 12 inches tall
  • #FCHP237

This pot is tempered with crushed basaltic rock that is mixed with brick-red clay.

Classic Zia designs of red and black arches, birds and symbols of water.

Zia Pueblo in New Mexico, is located west of the Rio Grande River on Jemez Creek, near Jemez and Santa Ana Pueblos. The Zia Indians had very little farmland so they produced large amounts of pottery to trade to other pueblos, for agricultural products.

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