Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mojave peoples
  • pitcher, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Arizona Territory (present-day Arizona), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in
  • Gift of James K. Allen
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4123

The pitcher has a globular body, a short neck and a flaring lip with a pourspout. The handle opposite the spout has been broken off. It has a blotchy yellow and pink field and is decorated with dark geometric shapes with a variable number of sides. There is a concentric number of lines around each shape.