Seminole dish

Object Number: 
Z.1448
Date: 
1911-1930
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 8.3 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical Seminole earthenware dish with slightly flaring sides; interior painted bright orange; exterior decorated with two incised bands painted orange and punched dots between bands; "F" shaped symbol in bright green repeated around circumference of dish above bands; 5 sailboats painted near bottom with multi-colored hulls and sails; unglazed.
Gallery Label: 
According to a note found with the object, this dish was made in the Dania Reservation of the Seminoles and was among the earliest modern pottery.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group