Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Mojave maker
  • cup, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Arizona Territory (present-day Arizona), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 10.5 x 13 cm diameter without handle
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 1/8 x 5 1/8 in diameter without handle
  • Gift of James K. Allen
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4110

The large scale mug type cup has one handle and a slightly curved base. It has an orange-brown field with red decoration. The outside is decorated with parallel lines oriented in different directions. The inside is decorated with triangle shapes with lines on one end, similar to a stylized foot.