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Water Jar

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pottery, slip
DATES 1868-1900
DIMENSIONS 10 1/2 x 14 in (26.7 x 35.6 cm)
INSCRIPTIONS "2388" in white paint on jar. Old black Culin exhibition label inside.
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 02.257.2388
CREDIT LINE Riggs Pueblo Pottery Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This is a water jar with high shoulder and very wide neck. The underbody is slipped orange/red. Mid-body is slipped white with abstract, curvilinear and angular red and black designs. The neck is white with a design of parallelograms in black and white. Crack runs from mid-body through bottom covered with clay-like substance and resinous material. Possibly native repairs. Surface is abraded especially in the mid-section. Clay-like dirt overall. Chips in rim.
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