Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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small vase
  • unknown Piipaash (Maricopa) maker
  • small vase, late 1800s–1945
  • Where object was made: Laguna, Arizona, United States
  • ceramic, paint, burnishing
  • Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4119

The small vase has a slightly flaring cylindrical body, a narrow neck and a widely flaring lip. It is red. The body and shoulder are decorated with four-legged animals, possibly deer. There is a wavy black line inside the lip and two black lines on the outside of the lip.