Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo) maker
  • jar, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 26 x 24 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 1/4 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4075

The ceramic jar has a flared neck. It has a light field. The black bird with an orange wing alternates with an orange flower with a black stem and leaves. The neck is decorated with a series of black triangles that give the appearance of a row of six pointed stars.