Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Kotyit (Cochiti) peoples
  • teapot, late 1800s–1937
  • Where object was made: Cochiti Pueblo or San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 16.5 x 17.5 cm diameter without spout
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 1/2 x 6 7/8 in diameter without spout
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4207

The globular pot has a short spout. The handle spans the opening behind the spout. The pot has a red field decorated with black. The rim has a band of triangles and leaf-like designs with cross hatched triangles below. There is a band of solid black semicircles with a scalloped top edge. The handle is painted with black diagonal lines.