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Object description

  • Pueblo artist
  • Pot, 19th century
  • Clay, pigment
  • Southwestern United States
  • H: 7 5/8 in, dia.: 9 3/4 in (H: 19.4 cm, dia.: 24.8 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Amy Gillette Bassett, 1934
  • E21303


This is a pottery jar with high shoulders and a short neck. The outer surface is divided into two symmetrical halves decorated with geometric designs of dark brown, light brown and white on a white background. The base and the lower portion of the jar are painted a reddish brown and have somewhat a grainy textured exterior surface.