Clay figure

These clay figures were created for the tourist market. These items were sold in large numbers from 1900 –1940, given away as a free toy by Chicago confectionery manufacturer Gunther Candy. A rain god was included with every box of chocolates sold.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
136/1993/15
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Souvenirs
Collection Area Region
N
Material
potterymica
Common Name
clay figure
Simple Name
souvenir
Period Classification
Modern (1945-)
Production Town
Tesuque Pueblo
Production County
New Mexico
Production Country
United States of America
Production Year Low
1900
Production Year High
1940

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figure of a rain god