Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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large jar
  • unknown Kotyit (Cochiti) maker
  • large jar, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 39 x 43 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 15 3/8 x 16 7/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4640

The large jar has a globular body and a very short, straight neck. It has a red bottom. The top half and the neck are white. There is a black rounded zigzag on the neck. The body decoration is divided into blocks. There are arches of rounded black triangles in the lower facing left corner and upper facing right corner.