Ko-Tyit (Cochiti Pueblo). <em>Water Jar or Olla</em>, late 19th century. Ceramic, pigment, 19 3/4 × 15 × 15 in. (50.2 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Riggs Pueblo Pottery Fund, 02.257.2471. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 02.257.2471_bw_SL5.jpg)

Water Jar or Olla

Artist:Ko-Tyit (Cochiti Pueblo)

Medium: Ceramic, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 19 3/4 × 15 × 15 in. (50.2 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm) diameter at opening: 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 02.257.2471

Image: 02.257.2471_bw_SL5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Jar with a grey body with the upper 3/4 covered with a brownish-white slip. The bottom has a red slip. A black design covers 3/4 of the body, seperated from the bottom by two black lines. The design is four human figures, two with bows and arrows, two with headdresses, and a row of four smaller deer along the top. Two black lines are at rim. Four chips in rim, one large chip leading to a crack halfway down one side. One large black spot from firing, one brown discoloration near bottom.

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