Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown P’iwwelta (Picuris) or Taos maker
  • jar, 1954–1979
  • Where object was made: New Mexico, United States
  • ceramic, mica
  • Object Height/Diameter: 11 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 4 5/16 x 4 1/8 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4550

The small jar has a globular body and a flaring neck. There is a band of almost triangular impressions on the shoulder. The jar is tan with sparkle. There is a black firing cloud on the body.