Artist Richard Zane Smith, Native American, born 1955
  • The Three Sisters
Date 1996
Medium metate, clay, seeds, beans and corn
Dimensions Overall: 5 1/2 × 13 × 8 inches (14 × 33 × 20.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Lucille Miller
Accession Number 2009.56
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, on bottom: Richard Zane Smith 96
Inscriptions Leather tag, on bottom of metate: Thank you O Creator for my three sisters
by 1997, (Gallery TEN?, USA);
1997, purchased by Lucille and Marshall Miller (Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA);
2009-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)