Harry Morgan Silver Box with Repurposed Zuni Pin Top
Artist: Harry Morgan (1946-2007)
Dimensions: 2 3/8″L x 2 1/4”H
Tribe: Navajo/ Zuni
Signed: H. Morgan & an abstract hook hallmark
As seen in Elegant Vessels: A century of southwest silver boxes (Page 48 & 50)
The practice of repurposing bow guards as box tops continued well into the twentieth century. The back of the silver-mounted inlaid pottery jar shows signs of previous use as a button.
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