Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Lucy R. Jojola
    active 1960s–present
    active: United States
  • jar, 1960s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 4 1/8 in
  • Gift of Beverly M. Boyd
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4163

The globular pot has a short, straight neck. It has a white field, a red rim, and a band of black scallops on the neck. The sides have two iterations of two designs. The bird has two columns of black ovals on the chest and black and white triangles on the neck. The head and beak are red. The wings are red at the top with black edges and triangles on the bottom edges. Two tail feathers are white with black tips. The other design is a red triangle with a white circle. There are three triangles along one edge filled with black and white diagonal stripes.