Water Jar


From: New Mexico | San Ildefonso Pueblo

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 58-34-16
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Tewa (Culture)
Provenience New Mexico | San Ildefonso Pueblo
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Clay

Polychrome; bird design. Flaring rim; long neck sloping outward toward shoulder; shoulder flat on top, sharp angle then rounding to join body; body sides slant in sharply to narrow, concave ring base; cream slip; four stylized birds around neck alternating with triangles and step designs in black and orange-red; small triangle border inside rim; triangles, hooks and stepped designs below shoulder.

Height 27.94 cm
Width 33.02 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Elizabeth Smaltz (Mrs. Joseph E.), 1958

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