Possibly Ancient Pueblo (Anasazi). <em>Ladle</em>, 900-1300. Clay, slip, carbon pigment, 13 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (33.7 x 13.3 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1903, Purchased with funds given by A. Augustus Healy and George Foster Peabody, 03.325.10847. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.03.325.10847_view2.jpg)


Artist:Ancient Pueblo (Anasazi)Hopi Pueblo

Medium: Clay, slip, carbon pigment

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 13 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (33.7 x 13.3 x 8.3 cm)


Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The Americas’ First Peoples, 4000 B.C.E.–1521 C.E.


Accession Number: 03.325.10847

Image: CUR.03.325.10847_view2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ladle, clay slip with pigment design on top. The bowl has a quadrilateral design consisting of interlocking angular figures surrounding four negative triangles and a negative circle. The handle has a small, solid triangle pointing outward from the bowl, followed by a bold design consisting of a negative chevron set between two interlocking spirals within a thick black band. Condition: Very good. Black writing on base reads "03.181," red writing on base reads "03.325.10847," writing on handle reads "10847" in two places.

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