Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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jar with three legs
  • Julia Simon
  • jar with three legs, late 1900s–1994
  • Where object was made: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, carving, incising, burnishing?
  • Object Height/Diameter: 26 x 21 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of Carol Chavez
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4800

The glossy black jar has a globular body and short neck with flaring rim. There are three short legs at the bottom. The body is decorated with a wavy band of cut out flowers and leaves at the widest portion of the body. They are connected with incised stems.