Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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jar with handle
  • Kotyit (Cochiti) peoples
  • jar with handle, late 1800s–1937
  • Where object was made: Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14.5 x 16 x 15 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 11/16 x 6 1/4 x 5 7/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4218

The globular pot has a loop handle on one side from the rim to the widest portion. There are raised lizard figures on either side of the handle at the rim. The lizards are white with black detail. The pot has a white field. The side with the handle has two flowers with black outlines and stems. The side without a handle has a black triangle with a brown stepped triangle outline above. There are diagonal lines of black triangles above the brown.