Black on Black Native Clay Bowl

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Hand built ceramic dish with black on black decoration
Burnished pottery base
Matte slip painted scalloped design

Diameter: 4 in (10 cm)
Height: 2.5 in (6 cm)

Hand formed from native (noncommercial) clay 
Fired outdoors in a reduced oxygen environment (to achieve black coloring)

Appears a little rough hewn
Possibly a child or beginning potter's work
Lots of asymmetry and surface wear 

Unsigned, most likely from a New Mexico Pueblo (Native American craftsmanship has not been verified)