Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bowl with spout and handle
  • unknown Kotyit (Cochiti) maker
  • bowl with spout and handle, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico), United States
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19 x 18 x 23 cm depth includes spout
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/2 x 7 1/16 x 9 1/16 in depth includes spout
  • Gift of James K. Allen
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4232

The globular pot has a handle that spans the opening and a curving spout with an animal head at the end. It has a white field. The body is decorated with designs of a stem with leaves, identified as beeweed. The head has an open mouth, painted with eyes and dots. The handle is decorated with dots as well.