Water Jar


From: New Mexico | San Ildefonso Pueblo

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 58-34-22
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pueblo | Tewa (Culture)
Provenience New Mexico | San Ildefonso Pueblo
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Clay

Polychrome; geometric design. Large; short straight neck; sides rounded to shoulder angle; flat base; interior; red; exterior; white to cream slip with black and red geometric designs-triangles, stepped figures and plant-like elements; except for red base, almost all decoration confined to area above shoulder angle; large fire marks.

Height 45.72 cm
Width 53.34 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Elizabeth Smaltz (Mrs. Joseph E.), 1958

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