Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Indian Vase, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Van Wart, Ames b. 1884
Medium:
Marble
Culture:
Indian
Type:
Sculptures-Decorative arts
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 97.10
Date:
1876
Notes:
Tolles, Thayer, ed., "American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born before 1865," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, pg. 186.
"The Western Spirit: Exploring New Territory in American Art," Denver, CO: Denver Art Museum, 1989, pg. 34.
Summary:
A marble vase with two Native American male figures seated, one on each side of the rim, below which are two buffalo heads, one on each side of the vase. A band around the middle of the vase depicts Native Americans hunting.
Topic:
Figure group--Male
Ethnic
Animal--Cattle
Occupation--Hunter
Control number:
IAS 36120063
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_365507

Modify Your Search





or


Narrow By
  • Decorative arts
  • Sculpture (visual work)
  • Decorative arts
  • Sculpture (visual work)
  • Animals
  • Cattle
  • Ethnic
  • Figure group
  • Hunter
  • Men
  • Occupations
  • Animals
  • Cattle
  • Ethnic
  • Figure group
  • Hunter
  • Men
  • Occupations
  • Van Wart, Ames
  • Indian
  • 1870s
  • Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museum