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Collection: Eiteljorg Museum


Allen Houser’s Watercarrier was created in 1986 and is the 8th in an edition of 8 identical bronze sculptures. On loan from a private collection, Watercarrier is one of two Houser sculptures featured on the Christel DeHaan Terrace at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. The monumental piece features an abstracted Native American woman balancing a container of water on her head. Watercarrier is an example of Houser’s use of elegant abstractions to depict Native

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Medium type: Bronze

Date created: 1986

Dimensions: 89 H x 32 W x 13.5 D


500 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Associated artists

Allan Houser
Allan Houser


  • Photo courtesy of Ken Norris


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