Vase, "Indian Encampment", 1909 Glazed stoneware. Gift of Marcia and William Goodman. 1984-84-1.
What is this?
White clay body, thrown. Cylindrical body, tapering upward, waisted below bulbous shoulder, truncated neck; no foot. Decorated in silhouette around body with scene of Indian encampment along river bank. Design of two teepees among trees in foreground with figures of Indians doing various activities--gathering wood and twigs, cooking, etc. Across river more teepees. Bottom third of body mottled dark green and brown. Lower sky and river subtly shaded orange into pale yellow, upper sky shading into blue-green. Figures, teepees and foliage in shades of brown and dark green. Interior, white, glazed; bottom glazed. Allover vellum glaze, cracklature.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape, May 19 - October 22, 2006