Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • C. A. Tellar
  • jar, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 23 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 9 1/16 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4072

The ceramic jar has a short neck and flaring lip. It has a light background with a black design. The black triangles on the shoulder over the white field give the impression of a large white flower. The black triangles, pointed downward on the body, have stepped triangles along the edges.