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vessel with three spouts
  • Mojave peoples
  • vessel with three spouts, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 18.5 x 16 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 6 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4102
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Description

The globular pot has three short spouts, spaced evenly around the shoulder. The head is placed in the center with a loop strap over the top. It has a human-like face with white eyes and black vertical marks on the chin. The ears each have a small hole. The pot is decorated with two rows of solid red hourglass shapes and the area between (and the spouts) have red dots. The bottom is decorated with red zigzags.