Cup/Mug

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
attributed to Louise Bigmeat Maney (Louise Bigmeat/Louise Bigmeet Maney), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1932-2001 or Elizabeth Bigmeat Jackson, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1919-2008
Previous owner
Helen Pep Grodka (Helen Groz Pep/A Tehom Win/Mrs. Frederick B. Grodka), Non-Indian, 1898-1982
Donor
Sonia Grodka Blumenthal (Sonia Dorothy Grodka), Non-Indian
Harry W. Blumenthal, Non-Indian, 1924-2013
Object Name
Cup/Mug
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Modeled, incised
Dimensions
11.4 x 8.9 cm
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created
1950-1970
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Helen Pep Grodka (1898-1982, an artist and Native American art enthusiast); donated to MAI in 1982 by Helen Pep Grodka's daughter and son-in-law, Sonia Grodka Blumenthal and Harry W. Blumenthal (1924-2013).
Catalog Number
25/1404
Barcode
251404.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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