Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Ohkay Owingeh (San Juan) maker
  • jar, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico), United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 22 x 31.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 5/8 x 12 3/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4638

The large jar has a globular body and a very short neck and wide mouth. The bottom is orange-brown and the top half is painted red. There are firing clouds on the bottom portion.