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jar with stopper
  • unknown Iyo'wujwa Chorote speaking maker
  • jar with stopper, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • ceramic, plant fiber, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 18 x 14 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/16 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5399.a,b

The ceramic jar has a short, narrow neck (2007.5399.a), a pointed bottom, and a light brown field. It has two black rings around the opening. There are two sets of two concentric black circles on the shouler, and a possible third.

The bundle of plant fiber is used for a stopper (2007.5399.b).