Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo) maker
  • pitcher, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 13 x 11 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 1/8 x 4 5/16 x 5 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4455

The small, globular pitcher has a wide pourspout. The handle extends from the rim to the shoulder. It has a white field. The same bird is on either side, separated by a red flower with a black stem and red and black leaf. Each bird is a black outline with a striped wing, striped breast and striped tail. The body is black and white triangles. There is a flower-like cluster of red feathers at the tip of the tail. There are three thin black bands at the rim and a black handle.